Sonia Gandhi in trouble; lawsuit filed against Congress chief for non-payment of dues

A case has been registered by the AICC president Sonia Gandhi. The case has been registered by a private construction firm against the non-payment of the due which are worth Rs. 2.78 crore. She had taken that amount towards a construction of the party’s state unit some three years ago.

Heather constructions, has filed a suit against Sonia Gandhi. The civil suit has been filed in Vanchiyoor court because of the negligence in the payment of the dues. The amount was taken for the construction of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Development Studies, also known as RGIDS. It is a firm which is run by the party at Neyyar Dam. This company was given the task of constructing the new campus. The inauguration of the campus was done by Sonia Gandhi in the year 2013.

The counsel of the company, VA Banuraj, said, “ We filed the law suit on March 23 and the legal proceedings have been initiated. The notice has been sent to the concerned.” If the petitioner files the full amount in the court, then the petitioner will have to give an amount around one tenth to the court. So to avoid that, the company has only filed case for an initial amount which is Rs. 30-40 lakhs. This amount is the cost of the electrical system.

Along with Sonia Gandhi, the legal notice has also been sent to former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee ( KPCC ) President and also to the chairman of the institute Ramesh Chennithala. KPCC president V M Sudheeran, former CM Oommen Chandy and director of the institute, Hidur Muhammed have also been sent the notice. The land was brought during the tenure of Chennithala. After which Sudheeran took over but he was not ready to clear the due because of some personal issues.

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