SRK bungalow: Notice issued for alleged flouting of norms

MUMBAI: Authorities in adjoining Raigad district have issued a notice to Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan over alleged violation of purchase norms for agricultural land, an official said today.

“Raigad district Collector Dr Vijay Suryawanshi has issued notice to Shah Rukh Khan for alleged violation of conditions of permission granted to purchase land,” a senior district official said.

The notice pertains to the 19,960 sq m land bought by Deja Vu Farms for agricultural use but now consists of a bungalow with a swimming pool and a private helipad, the official, who did not want to be identified, said.

“The district collector had given permission for agri purpose and Deja Vu Farms constructed a bungalow. This is a clear violation,” the official said. The bungalow is purportedly owned by Shah Rukh Khan.

The notice to the actor has been issued under section 84CC of the Bombay Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, the official said.

Section 84CC pertains to disposal of land transfer or acquisition of which is invalid for breach of conditions, he said. (AGENCIES)