New Delhi: An advertisement on OLX had apparently shown Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi office on sale for Rs 7.5 crore, a report by India Today said on Friday. The ad bore details as well as pictures of the establishment. Also Read - Connecting India: PM Modi Flags Off 8 Trains to Statue of Unity | Check Full List, Routes And Timings Here
According to senior police officials, the OLX ad has listed Modi’s Parliamentary office in Varanasi’s Ravindrapuri area — as a villa with 4 rooms and 4 bathrooms with a carpet area of 6,500 square feet. It is the 77 parliamentary constituency. Also Read - UK Invites PM Modi to Attend G7, Boris Johnson Expected to Visit India 'Ahead Of Summit'
The ad has now been brought down. Police have also lodged an FIR and arrested four people for the mischief. Also Read - Vaccination Against COVID-19 Begins in India, Bailey Bridge on Jammu-Srinagar Highway Opens After 1 Week: Top Headlines at This Hour
If reports are to believed, the advertisement was shared from an id of a man named Laxmikant Ojha.
The matter is being investigated.