Karnataka Lokayukta Shivraj Patil Resigns over housing row

Bar & Bench September 20 2011

Justice Shivraj Patil today resigned as Lokayukta of Karnataka barely six weeks after he was appointed as Karnataka’s ombudsman. Patil resigned over owning of housing sites for him and his wife allegedly violating co-operative housing society rules. Bangalore Mirror had published a detailed expose over the ownership of the sites and had termed the duboius purchase as“farce”. Justice Patil submitted his resignation to Governor H.R. Bhardwaj and the same has been accepted.

Justice Shivraj Patil today resigned as Lokayukta of Karnataka barely six weeks after he was appointed as Karnataka’s ombudsman. Justice Patil resigned over . . .

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