Controversies surrounding presidential pick Meira Kumar may come back to haunt her
BJP led the NDA to overcome the opposition by stating that Ram Nath Kovind was their presidential candidate.
He waited for the passing of the ruling party, Congress and another 16 parties announced the name of the former president of Lok Sabha Meira Kumar, making him a dalit dalit in front of the competition.
In addition to the two Dalits, there are other similarities between Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar. One of them is the controversy involving both presidential candidates.
Ram Nath Kovind and Meira Kumar make the laws. While the former was practicing law, he had not.
Kovind erases civil service examinations, but declined the offer, as he was selected in the related services. Meira Kumar was an officer of the Foreign Service of India and worked in several aspects.
Both are also politicians. Meira Kumar also a political career more illustrious than his rival.
Kovind was a Rajya Sabha MP for two periods of Uttar Pradesh tops the BJP Morcha caste. He was also the party’s national spokesman.
Meira Kumar is a member of the five-term Lok Sabha who wins up to, Delhi and Bihar. He was also Minister of Union Cabinet before becoming the representative of the Lok Sabha.
However, the political career of Meira Kumar has been much more controversial than that of Ram Nath Kovind. These controversies came to haunt her.
Former chairman of the Lower House is involved in a serious dispute over the allocation of bungalows in Lutyens Delhi may even end up in trouble at some point.
For allegedly using his influence when he was the speaker, Meira Kumar got a bungalow 6, Krishna Menon Marg converts National Babu Jagjivan Ram Foundation.
She also granted for 25 years until 2038.
Meira Kumar is the daughter of former PM and freedom fighter Babu Jagjivan Ram.
She was the last official occupant until 2002 6, the bungalow Krishna Menon Marg where Jagjivan Ram lived until his death in 1986.
At one point, she had two bungalows in her possession: a 6, Krishna Menon Marg and the other 20, Akbar Road. We were assigned bungalows under their intervention.
However, the conversion of Krishna Menon Marg bungalows into a monument by the previous UPA government and its assignment in the name of the Meira Kumar family for 25 years to a note has been against the Cabinet Council of 2000 date of the Government of NDA to avoid such manipulations.
According to an RTI response, the government slapped on a bill to rent Rs 1.98 crore in Krishna Menon Marg bungalow.
However, Meira Kumar is accused of having waived his dismissal when he was locuteuse.
RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal, who had sought government details, told India Today that the administration’s succession response after a CIC verdict confirmed that the rent bill of Rs 1.98 crore Has been canceled without any registered application.
He said: “The central government must generate the rent bill to recover because the bungalow (6, Krishna Menon Marg) is necessarily kept and illegally occupied as an unofficial monument since the end of Babu Jagjivan Ram after the death of his widow Indrani Devi … the government must also cancel the conversion of the cabin as a monument. ”
He stated that the bungalow became openly “unofficial monument” by successive central governments that have deliberately kept bungalows “abandoned” to allow such “illegal activity invasion and intrusion.”
“The bungalow was used to organize prayer meetings on the birthday and death Jagjivan Ram without permission from the government, but with the presence of senior officials,” he said.
He defended the Center to reject applications from former Union Minister Ajit Singh to convert the bungalow 12 Tuglaq Road into a memorial on behalf of his father and former prime minister Choudhary Charan Singh.