Former Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh cannot occupy govt. bungalows for lifetime: Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan August 1 2016

The Supreme Court today struck down the Constitutional validity of Rules formulated by Uttar Pradesh government which allowed former Chief Ministers to occupy government bungalows for life.

The judgment was delivered today by a Bench of Justices Anil R DaveNV Ramana and R Banumathi in a petition filed in 2004 by Lok Prahari. The Court had reserved judgment in the case in November 2014.

This case has its genesis in a public interest litigation petition filed . . .

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