Defence land is not being allotted to individuals/societies for
construction of house for services/ex-service personnel. However, the
State Government of Maharashtra had allotted land at Colaba, Mumbai
measuring about 3824 square meters, which was in possession of Army
since long, to Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society.
Allegations with regard to allotment of land to Adarsh CoČoperative
Housing Society, Mumbai were entrusted to CBI by the Government for
thorough investigation. After investigation a charge sheet has been
filed against certain persons.
Twenty-One serving/retired Army officers were allotted flats in the
Adarsh Housing Society.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a
written reply to Shri P. Viswanathanin Lok Sabha today.