SC asks former U.P. CMs to exit govt. bungalows (Adapted from The Hindu, Relevant for GS Mains Paper II, Topic: Misuse of Public Property)
View of Supreme CourtExcept former Presidents, Vice-Presidents and Prime Ministers in the “evening of their lives”, no dignitary, even former Chief Ministers, can be provided government bungalows for their lifetime unless backed by a specific statutory provision. The court said bungalows were maintained at a great cost to the exchequer. Details of Judgement The... Continued.