Ahead of Diwali, several states have banned bursting firecrackers for the pollution-free festive season. But in Maharashtra Deputy CM and Former Home Minister Celebrating Diwali In Own Ways.
The income tax (I-T) department has provisionally attached various properties worth around ₹1,000 crores across Maharashtra, Delhi and Goa linked to Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar.
According to officials, the attached properties include a cooperative sugar factory.
The action was taken by the I-T department after discovering an unaccounted income of about ₹184 crores last month during the massive search operation.
Earlier, former Maharashtra home minister and senior NCP leader Anil Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate.
The ED said Deshmukh has been arrested as per the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).