New Delhi, July 5
The authorities has allotted a Lutyens’ Delhi bungalow, at present occupied by Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi, to the BJP’s nationwide media head and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni, an official of the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry mentioned on Sunday.
The ministry had on July 1 cancelled the allotment of the bungalow to Gandhi, saying that she was not entitled to the ability following the withdrawal of her SPG safety cowl.
The authorities has requested the Congress common secretary to vacate the 35 Lodhi Estate bungalow by August 1.
“Priyanka Gandhi’s bungalow has been allotted to Anil Baluni following his request. He will get possession of the bungalow once the Congress leader vacates it,” the official mentioned.
Sources mentioned Baluni had made a request for a change of his residence on well being grounds. He was handled for most cancers someday in the past.
Though he has recovered, he has been suggested to comply with plenty of precautions. His present residence was deemed not totally appropriate for him, they mentioned.
The authorities had in November final 12 months changed the Special Protection Group (SPG) cowl of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her youngsters Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, with Z-plus safety by the CRPF.
The ministry official had mentioned that the Congress common secretary, who’s in-charge of get together affairs in Uttar Pradesh, had been allotted the bungalow on February 21, 1997 as she was an SPG protectee.
The Z-plus safety doesn’t entail such a facility and she or he has to vacate the bungalow in Lutyens’ Delhi. PTI