TDN World Desk: The district administration in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad has issued notice to DPS (East) School for leasing out land to controversial godman Nithyananda as well as to explain discrepancies in land details furnished by it to authorities, an official said on Sunday, reports Times of India.
District Collector Pandey Sunday said discripancies found in the land allotment furnished by the school administration while seeking permission from the state education department.
“The detail of the survey number furnished by the school while seeking NoC (to set up the school) is different from the survey number on which the school is located. We have sought details from the school over this. We have also asked the school for the contract under which it leased out land for the ashram,” Pandey said.
Hitesh Puri, the principal of DPS School, was arrested on November 21 under section 188 of IPC.
An FIR was registered on November 19 against Nithyananda on the allegation of kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers to run his ashram in Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
Two of his disciples, Pranpriya and Priyatatva, were arrested on the same day on charges of kidnapping, assault, illegal confinement, police had said.