Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh bought a property woth Rs. 3.5 crore in the state. The area of the land is nearly six acres and located in Mohali district. CM Amarinder bought the land in Palanpur village, measuring 28 bigha and 5 biswa, under his own name for Rs 3.5 crore on January 3, according to Indian Express report. The property is surrounded by the foothills of the Shivalik range and located less than 1.5 km from the Chandigarh-Baddi four-lane road. “Captain Amarinder Singh has purchased a plot of about six acres in Siswan for his personal use. The land was registered in his name in Tehsil Majri. Since he does not have a house in Chandigarh, he chose to buy this plot close to the city. He plans to build a cottage and plant fruit trees on the plot,” the Chief Minister’s media adviser, Raveen Thukral, said. The property is less than 5 km from former Deputy CM and SAD leader Sukhbir Singh Badal’s Sukhvilas Resorts and Spa.
According to records, Amarinder purchased the land bearing Khasra/Khewat number 161 (12-13), 162 (3-7), 163 (2-17), 164 (1-1), 169 (0-8), 170 (4-8), 171 (6-13), 172 (1-9), 173 (1-10), 174 (0-11) and 175 (3-8) from Gurmail Singh and Onkar Singh, residents of Paroul village.
The registration document has also identified the buyer as “Capt Amarinder Singh, son of Maharaja Yadvindra Singh, resident of Moti Bagh, Patiala”. Records have shown that two cheques, for Rs 1.7 crore each, were handed over to the landowners on January 3. They also show that two cheques, of Rs 5 lakh each, were handed over as advance on November 28, 2017. Amarinder’s Political Secretary, Karanpal Singh Sekhon, signed the sale deed on behalf of the Chief Minister, with Siswan Sarpanch Amar Singh and Majra resident Gurpreet Singh Garcha listed as witnesses, according to Indian Express report.