Delhi’s Patiala House Court has directed Delhi University to bring records of educational qualification of HRD Minister Smriti Irani, reports news agency ANI.
A complaint was filed against Irani for allegedly giving false information in affidavits to poll panel.Next hearing on 3 May.
In June last year, a case was filed by freelance writer Ahmed Khan, who accused Irani of providing contradictory affidavits about her educational qualifications during different elections.
Khan’s lawyer had informed the court that the HRD minister, in her affidavit for 2004 Loksabha elections, stated her educational qualification as BA from Delhi University (school of correspondence). However, while filing affidavit in her Rajya Sabha nomination papers from Gujarat in 2011, she said her highest educational qualification was B.com, Part 1 (correspondence course) from Delhi University.
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