Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Asked To Vacate Lutyens Delhi Bungalow That Was Allocated To Her As A SPG Protectee

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Asked To Vacate Lutyens Delhi Bungalow That Was Allocated To Her As A SPG ProtecteeCongress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will have to vacate her posh Lodhi Estate bungalow in the heart of national capital Delhi within a month after the Union government cancelled the housing allotment.

"Consequent upon withdrawal of SPG protection and grant of Z+ security cover by Ministry of Home Affairs, which does not have provision for allotment/retention of government accommodation on security ground to you, the allotment of Type 6B house number 35, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi is hereby cancelled with effect from 01/07/2020," said the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs 's notice stated.

The notice was based on a decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on accommodation after the government had reclassified her security to ‘Z’ category. She was earlier protected under the SPG (Special Protection Group) category. Priyanka Gandhi Vadrawas allotted the Lodhi Estate bungalow in 1997 on the recommendation of the SPG.

Z+ security cover category does not provide protectees access to government accommodation unless the cabinet committee approves the exception on the recommendation of the home ministry.

Priyanka Gandh Vadrai has also been asked to clear a due of Rs 3.46 lakh.