Rahul served notice to vacate his official bungalow

New Delhi, Mar 27 (Agency) The Lok Sabha Secretariat on Monday issued notice to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to vacate the bungalow allotted to him as Member of Parliament by April 22. The latest development comes three days after he was disqualified from Lok Sabha as a member following a Surat court sentenced him to two years in jail. “Consequent upon your disqualification/cessation from the Membership of Lok Sabha, I am directed to state that you are allowed to retain Bungalow No12, Tughlak Lane along with its units, in which you have continued to stay as your regular accommodation in the capacity of Member of 17th Lok Sabha, for a maximum period of one month i.e. upto April 22, on the similar terms and conditions as were applicable as a Member immediately before your disqualification from your seat,” read the notice issued by the MS branch of Lok Sabha Secretariat.

The allotment of the aforesaid accommodation shall deem to have been cancelled with effect from April 23, it added. The former Congress president was disqualified from Lok Sabha as a member last week after he was convicted in a defamation case by a court in Gujarat’s Surat for his “why all thieves have Modi surname” remark at a rally in Karnataka’s Kolar in 2019.