Notice issued to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her land deal in Shimla

Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday issued notice to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in connection with the information about her land deal here.

The Court had earlier admitted a petition of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for final hearing on her plea challenging the orders the State information Commission directing the Deputy Commissioner and Additional DC, Shimla, to give information about lands purchased by her at Chharabra near Shimla.

Admitting the petition after hearing both the parties, a division bench, comprising justice Tarlok Singh Chauhan and Justice P S Rana, directed the registry to expedite the hearing of the matter. The petitioner has challenged the order passed by the State Information Commissioner whereby the Commissioner had directed the Deputy Commissioner and ADM, Shimla, to supply the information within 10 days to RTI activist Dev Ashish Bhattacharya pertaining to the purchase of land by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra near Shimla.