On the orders of Income Tax Department, two bank accounts of Bokaro District Advocates Association are on hold.

Bokaro. On the orders of Income Tax Department, two bank accounts of Bokaro District Advocates Association have been put on hold in Bank of India DC Branch (Bokaro). The Sangh has a total deposit of Rs 23 lakh in both the accounts. Recently, the Income Tax Department had ordered to seal the bank accounts of the Sangh and recover Rs 2.42 crore as income tax. Under this, action has been taken by the bank.

Let us tell you that Income Tax Officer Deepak Kumar had said in the order issued that the outstanding income tax amount (2 crore 42 lakh) should be transferred from the bank accounts of Bokaro District Advocates Association under the income tax head. It may be noted that since the year 2016, no amount has been paid by the Bokaro District Advocates Association under the head of income tax, nor has the income tax return been filed. Due to sealing of bank accounts, various types of social security schemes being run for advocates will be affected.

The entire matter should be investigated:

Advocate Ranjit Giri, National Council Member of the Indian Association of Lawyers, has demanded an investigation into the entire matter. It has been said that the officials of the present committee should form an independent committee of lawyers. Get the investigation done under what circumstances the income tax return of the union was not filed in the year 2016. Along with investigation, the officers guilty of financial irregularities from 2009 till date should be identified and FIR should be lodged immediately and recovery should be made from those officers.

officials said

Following the order of the Income Tax Department, the bank has put two accounts of the association on hold. There is a total of Rs 23 lakh in both the accounts. The present committee will conduct a thorough investigation of the matter.

Somnath Shekhar,

Treasurer, Bokaro District Advocates Association According to the Income Tax Department, the bank accounts have been put on hold. A complete investigation will be conducted into the matter. Stay has been appealed. Soon all matters will be resolved.

Vasudev Goswami,

Executive President, Bokaro District Advocates Association

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