Lok Sabha Speaker’s new official car is while Jaguar XE portfolio worth Rs 48.25 lakh.
According to Lok Sabha Secretariat, the options were to choose between BMW and Jaguar and the they went in favour of the latter.
“Sanction of Competent Authority to incur an advance of Rs 48,25,661 for purchase of new car for the use of Honble Speaker, Lok Sabha from AMP Motors Pvt Ltd. Necessary settlement will be made in due course after receiving the original invoice/bill for the purchase of new car,” Indian Express quoted a note from the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
Mahajan, who up until now travelled in Toyota Camry as her official vehicle. was delivered her new Jaguar on Monday with the money being sanctioned on 23 May.
D K Bhalla, Secretary, Lok Sabha Secretariat, told the paper, “There were two options, BMW and Jaguar, suggested on the basis of their security manoeuvrability. We have opted for the cheapest option.”