CAG will audit CM Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence, AAP bid – result of BJP’s desperation
CAG audits Arvind Kejriwal residence: The CAG will conduct a special audit of the expenditure incurred on the repair of the official residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. On the recommendation of Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, the Ministry of Home Affairs has approved the audit by the CAG.
AAP chief Kejriwal’s house in Civil Lines has become the focal point of a growing controversy with allegations of administrative and financial irregularities. According to news agency ANI, an official of LG House has confirmed this news.
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) is conducting a ‘special audit’ of alleged administrative and financial irregularities in the renovation of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence at 6, Flag Staff Road, Civil Lines. This step has been taken following his request…
— ANI (@ANI) 27 June 2023
housing renovation case
According to a Hindustan Times report, the Delhi government had spent around Rs 45 crore on the renovation of the CM’s official residence between 2020 and 2022. This money was spent on works like imported marble, interiors.
A clarification was also given by the Aam Aadmi Party in this whole matter. AAP MP and party spokesperson Raghav Chadha had said that the house where Kejriwal lives was built in 1942. Chadha said that water used to drip from the ceiling from inside the house to the bedroom.
BJP’s target on you
There was a lot of politics on this whole issue. A fierce verbal war broke out between the BJP and the AAP and the BJP, while targeting the Chief Minister, made several allegations regarding the renovation. The BJP had alleged that the Delhi government spent Rs 45 crore on the renovation of Kejriwal’s residence during the Covid outbreak.
Your reaction to the CAG audit
Your reaction has now come to the fore regarding the CAG special audit. You said that BJP is afraid of defeat in the 2024 elections, therefore there is a smell of desperation. The party said, “Last year also the CAG inquiry into the renovation expenditure of the CM residence was done. Even then no evidence of irregularities was found.”
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