MUMBAI: The Ahmednagar district collectorate
has issued a notice to actor Rani Mukherji in
the fake land deal case asking her to prove
that she is a farmer.
back in December 2005, Rani had bought a plot
measuring 1,100 sq mt of land near Nimgaon Korhade
in Shirdi town for which she had reportedly
paid Rs 3.3 million.
the purchase, Rani is said to have paid a stamp
duty of Rs 132000 for registration. But the
ownership of the land could not be transferred
on her name because it was government land that
was leased out to a farmer. Now the deal has
been cancelled by the district collector.
The farmer in whose name the land has been leased
to is willing to return the money to Rani.
Legal notices have been issued to all concerned
parties by the Ahmednagar collectorate. Rani
has been asked to pay a fine as well as prove
that she is a farmer since the land is an agricultural