Published On: Thu, Jan 29th, 2015

27 bureaucrats’ Delhi Golf Club membership cancelled

New Delhi: The Urban Development Ministry has cancelled the membership of 27 serving and retired bureaucrats of the Delhi Golf Club.

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There were violation of rules in giving Golf Club membership to these officials during the previous UPA rule and that’s why these memberships were cancelled, according to a senior Urban Development Ministry official.

The premier Golf Club in the country is situated in the heart of the city has a long list of membership in waiting. Currently, the waiting period is more than 30 years for becoming a member of the prestigious club.

However, the Urban Development Ministry, being the custodian of the club, is empowered to jump the queue and make any official a member.

The official said membership of 27 serving and retired bureaucrats has been cancelled.

PTI

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