INDORE: Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district on Tuesday razed illegal structures built by an associate of self-styled godman Namdeo Das Tyagi on 15,000 sq ft area here, a senior official said.
Tyagi, popularly known as Computer Baba, was earlier arrested in preventive action when the administration was removing encroachment from a government land in Jamburdi Hapsi village near Indore on November 8.
“When we demolished Tyagi’s illegal ashram in Jamboori Hapsi, we seized an SUV from there, and although Computer Baba was using the vehicle, it was registered in the name of Ramesh Tomar,” additional district magistrate (ADM) Ajaydev Sharma said.
There are 19 cases related to criminal conspiracy, cheating, extortion, manhandling, among others registered against Tomar, he said.
“During our probe, we found that Tomar had built a few houses in Musakhedi area without the Indore Municipal Corporation’s (IMC) permission,” the official said, adding that these
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], November 9 (ANI): District administration on Monday continued its demolition drive against illegal constructions belonging to former state minister Namdev Tyagi, alias “Computer Baba” in Indore.
The Indore district administration demolished encroachments in Super Corridor area.
“Today encroachments were removed from Super Corridor on IDA’s 20,000 sq feet land worth Rs 5 crores approx. We have found few registries in Computer Baba’s name, proving his direct involvement in land transactions,” said Indore ADM A D Sharma on demolition drive against Computer Baba.
Apart from this, the action was also taken to remove his illegal possession from Ambikapuri temple, said Sharma.
“The district administration is also looking into some bank accounts and documents of other assets of Computer Baba, which is being investigated,” he added.
Tyagi, alias “Computer Baba”, and six of his followers were
Indore, Nov 9 (PTI) Authorities in Indore in Madhya Pradesh on Monday said they have freed 40,000 square feet of land worth Rs 13 crore from alleged encroachment by spiritual leader Namdevdas Tyagi, better known as Computer Baba.
Tyagi, who held ministerial status under the previous Congress government in MP as chairman of Nadi Sanrkashan Nyas (River Conservation Trust), is accused of illegal construction on encroached land.
He was arrested on Sunday when the administration was removing encroachment from government land in Jamburdi Hapsi village near Indore, during which a rifle and air pistol were found in his ashram.
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Rajesh Rathore on Monday said illegal construction on 20,000 square feet of land adjacent to a temple in the city’s super corridor area was demolished, including those carried out on land included in a scheme of Indore Development Authority (IDA).
Computer Baba’s Ashram in Indore was demolished over alleged irregularities after which Congress claimed he was targeted because he supported it in the bypolls.
The seer who is a former minister was also detained along with six people for protesting against the administration’s action.
Additional District Magistrate (ADM) Ajay Dev Sharma said that the seer, whose real name is Namdev Tyagi, and some of his supporters were detained for protesting the action taken by the Indore district administration to remove encroachments from the ashram.
As per the ADM, the ashram was built on the government land in Jambudi Hapsi village.
Officials had said that Baba was also served notice to remove the encroachments and order for eviction from the government land was also issued, however, the seer built an ashram and shed allegedly by illegally occupying over 40 acres of government land.
In 2018, Namdev Tyagi had quit then-chief minister
BHOPAL: Congress-backer and self-styled godman Computer Baba’s ashram built by encroaching on 46 acres of land in Madhya Pradesh’s commercial capital Indore was demolished by an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) team on Sunday.
Not only was the religious retreat of the godman razed by the civic body’s team, but the Baba along with six others were taken into custody by police and sent to Indore Central Jail for encroaching the land as well as creating law and order problems during the demolition process.
The Sunday morning development unfolded three days after a similar demolition drive by a Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) team at the college owned by controversial Congress MLA Arif Masood in Bhopal’s Khanugaon area. Masood, importantly, was recently arrested (but released later on bail) for leading a massive protest against French President Emmanuel Macron in the MP capital in violation of COVID-19 safety norms.
The ashram of self-styled godman Computer Baba alias Namdeo Das Tyagi was demolished over encroachment and he was arrested with five others under preventive action in Indore on Sunday morning, said a district administration officer.
The Congress came out in support of Computer Baba and alleged that the demolition was a vindictive act of the BJP-led state government.
Police sent the Baba and five others to the Indore Central jail.
The ashram was constructed on two acres government land in Gommatagiri area of Indore district.
Indore, Hatod tehsil, sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Shashwat Sharma said, “Computer Baba had encroached upon a part of 46 acres land which was reserved for construction of cow shelter. The ashram was constructed illegally. We were receiving so many complaints related to illegal construction of the ashram. The administration served a notice to Computer Baba two months ago but he didn’t
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], November 8 (ANI): Former state minister Namdev Tyagi, alias “Computer Baba” and six of his followers were arrested around 6 am on Sunday, hours before the Indore district administration demolished his illegal ashram built on two acres of 46-acre government land worth around Rs 80 crore.
They have been sent to central jail by the sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) on the charge of disturbing peace.
Additional Collector Ajay Dev Sharma said a bore 315 rifle and airgun have also been found in Tyagi’s ashram, which will be investigated by police.
The district administration said that Tyagi had illegally occupied about 46 acres of government land worth around Rs 80 crore, as per the present market rate, for years.
On the land, Tyagi had built his grand ashram on 2 acres, which had items of all kinds of luxury.