Maharashtra textile minister Subhash Deshmukh’s firm leases land to garment unit funded by his own department

Posted on October 9, 2017 By newsroom Topic: Corruption

Maharashtra textile minister Subhash Deshmukh, who is Maharashtra BJP’s vice-president, also owns the Lokmangal Group, which has been chosen as the landlord for a new cooperative society’s garment unit being set up through a financial scheme operated by the Textile Department, according to records obtained by The Indian Express under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

Incidentally, this cooperative society, the Preshak Mahila Textile Garment Audhyogik Utpadak Cooperative Society Ltd Solapur, is headed by Vidya Lolge, who is also a vice-president of the Opposition NCP’s women’s wing.

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