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BJP leader Kirit Somaiya moves SEC, alleges Uddhav didn't disclose assets in poll affidavit

The BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that he met Chief Election Officer Baldeo Singh at the Election Commission to submit a complaint against CM Thackeray for non-disclosure and concealment of 19 bungalows at Korlai near Alibag, worth INR 5.29 crore,

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya moves SEC, alleges Uddhav didn't disclose assets in poll affidavit
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On Monday, January 11, the BJP leader Kirit Somaiya lodged a complaint with the State Election Commission (SEC) against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, alleging that he did not disclose his assets worth INR 5.29 crores in his election affidavit.

The BJP leader Kirit Somaiya said that he met Chief Election Officer Baldeo Singh at the Election Commission to submit a complaint against CM Uddhav Thackeray for non-disclosure and concealment of 19 bungalows at Korlai near Alibaug, worth INR 5.29 crore, in his election affidavit.

"We have demanded to take action against Uddhav Thackeray as he has deliberately hidden his assets. Baldev Singh has assured that he will send our complaint to the Election Commission in Delhi," Kirit Somaiya told reporters.

Besides, 19 bungalows of Uddhav Thackeray, Somaiya on his Twitter listed various scams under his name including, “78 acres of land of Pratap Saranaik, which is in the possession of ED. Sanjay Raut and Praveen Raut’s partner, who is the builder of the Mahakali temple/cave. Moreover, BMC has paid INR 349 crores to a builder for land worth INR 2.55 crores in Dahisar.” “How much more evidence do you need?” Kirit Somaiya concluded his tweet with this question.


Kirit Somaiya has been consistently targeting the Thackeray family and Shiv Sena leaders under the guise of financial frauds.

Somaiya had earlier alleged said that the Thackerays had bought land, along with 19 houses at Korlai from Anvay Naik on March 21, 2014. Naik, an interior decorator who had died by suicide in 2018.

However, the houses were transferred in Rashmi Thackeray’s name only on November 12, last year.

In government records, these 19 houses — worth INR 5.29 crores — remained in Naik’s name till November 12, last year, he had claimed.

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