The taxation department has served a notice in reference to poll affidavits to former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan.
Confirming the news on Wednesday, Chavan aforesaid, “I’ve received a notice from the taxation department,” adding that he would formally reply to an equivalent, conjointly noting that the notice asked him to stay gift personally to submit relevant documents.
He took a veiled dig at the Centre over the notice, saying, “Such notices ar sent to leaders of Opposition parties. I’ve no info of taxation notices being issued to BJP leaders. you’ll be able to draw your own reasoning from that,” he said.
The notice has asked the senior Congress leader to gift papers referring to his assets declared over the last ten years. “I’ve been filing my returns frequently,” he added.
In Sep this year, similar notices were issued to NCP chief Sharad Pawar, his girl Supriya Sule, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav William Makepeace Thackeray and his son Aaditya.