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PIL against Sonia seeks repay of allowances

The PIL alleged that Gandhi had resigned as MP for fear of being disqualified by the Election Commission.

india Updated: Mar 27, 2006 20:33 IST

A public interest litigation was filed in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Monday seeking direction to Congress President Sonia Gandhi to return the allowances availed by her between June 3, 2004 and March 23, 2006 as a Member of Parliament.

The PIL alleged that Gandhi had resigned from her Lok Sabha membership for fear of being disqualified by the Election Commission.

The petition is likely to come up for hearing on Tuesday.

First Published: Mar 27, 2006 20:33 IST