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HC stays govt's eviction notices to Soni, Selja

 The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed the Centre's eviction notices to two Congress MPs, Ambika Soni and Kumari Selja till July 2, while seeking the government's reply on whether bungalows allotted to them fell under the pool of Rajya Sabha secretariat.

Vacation judge Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to the Ministry of Urban Development and Directorate of Estates, seeking their reply by July 2 on the plea of the two Rajya Sabha MPs, who have been asked to evict the Type-VIII bungalows allotted to them and move into Type-VII houses. The court said the sole issue was whether accommodation fell under the general pool or that under the RS <g data-gr-id="14">secretariat,</g> and observed that pools cannot be "meddled" with. 


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