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Congress: Vasundhara Raje illegally occupying Dholpur Palace; BJP: Palace belongs to Raje family only
Vasundhra Raje, one of the most charismatic leaders of BJP, is in news nowadays after ex-IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's explosive revelations. Opposition party Congress has now accused her of forcibly and illegally occupying the Dholpur Palace along with Lalit Modi through a private company.

Jairam Ramesh, a senior leader from Congress party in a press conference today said that claimed that Hemant Singh, the estranged husband of Raje had admitted before a court that Dholpur Palace was the property of the Rajasthan Government.

Ramesh alleged that Vasundhara Raje and Lalit Modi's company Niyant Heritage Hotels has turned it into a "high end luxury hotel".

Ramesh also said that Raje in her 2013 assembly poll affidavit had admitted that she is having shares with Niyant Heritage Hotels Pvt Ltd along with her Son Dushyant Singh, Daughter-in-law Niharika and Lalit Modi.

After Jairam Ramesh's press conferece Rajasthan BJP unit also organised a presser in a bid to counter the charges levelled by Jairam Ramesh. During the press conference itrejectedthe claims made by the Congress leader, Jairam Ramesh. BJP said that Dholpur Palace, which was given to the Government of India in 1952 was given back to Hemant Singh in 1958in lieu of some other properties and land that were given to the government.

Party said that in 2007 Hemant Singh had given Dholpur Palace to his son, Dushyant Singh by a court settlement. Sate BJP unit also claimed that the UPA government itself had recognized Dushyant Singh as the owner of the Dholpur Palace in 2010.

President of Rajasthan BJP, Ashok Parnami produced some documents also before the media to prove his claims. According to Parnami the General Administration department and Home Department of Government of India were involved in this exchange of properties.

BJP also mentioned that the allegations which were previously levelled against Raje and her son were false. They also cleared that the shares which were gifted to Raje by Dushyant and Niharika from their company Niyant Heritage, belonged to the couple and not to Lalit Kumar Modi.

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