From Subhas Roy firstname.lastname@example.org to email@example.com date 18 November 2010 00:50 subject More investigations for Prof. Kamal Das please
Dear Sir, Could you please post this on the SEOF in relation to Prof. Kamal Das' investigations and for the Prof's benefit as well as that of other interested readers of SEOF. Please remove my e-mail address. Thanks SR.
Dear Prof. Kamal Das,
You investigative skills are rather remarkable, considering that you have been able to dig out the details about Sudha Sinha's gate pass from God knows which location in India or the world, unless you changed your mind and finally decided to visit the Puducherry Ashram during darshan, which if I may remind you, you had earlier declined from doing for reasons that you had stated then. Kudos to you!
I have of course still not forgotten how you must have been hiding under Nolini-da's bed to pursue your investigation on confidential and private letters concerning MDG that were allegedly in possession of Nolini-da. That was equally remarkable.
Considering your great acumen for conducting investigations, could you now please help us out with another equally thrilling and interesting investigation concerning one Sraddhalu Ranade, who happens to be one of the brains behind the petition that was filed by Sudha Sinha and her colleagues against the SAAT, which a newcomer like you so strongly supports for reasons still unknown to many of us.
Sraddhalu Ranade, whom someone like you is likely to consider to be a modest, sincere and devoted inmate of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, is also considered to be some kind of a Guru by those who are not very familiar with the SA Ashram and the manner in which it functions.
The manner in which Sraddhalu Ranade finds fault with others in his community, is likely to give you the impression that his closet apparently contains no skeletons. However, among his many commercial ventures outside of the Ashram, one stands out. Sraddhalu Ranade is known to be the founder of Agni Productions, a private TV production unit based in north
Interestingly, the news article below that is being widely circulated and which I have received, reports that Agni Productions was involved in a multi-crore scam involving corrupt income tax officials known to have deposited large sums of money collected illegally in the account of a "Mother India Fund" which in turn would get "immediately" transfered to the account of Agni Productions.
Wouldn't you find it worthwhile to use your astute investigative skills to find out how much of that money ever found its way to the Ashram of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother - and indirectly for the benefit of other inmates such as (supposedly) Sudha Sinha - which Sraddhalu Ranade supposedly serves in total devotion. We hope to hear from you as promptly as you have done in the past. SR.
Income Tax official’s arrest tip of iceberg
K.S. Chawla Ludhiana, February 6
K.S. Chawla Ludhiana, February 6
According to sources in the Vigilance Department, the vigilance wing got complaints that some officers of the Income Tax Department,
Chandigarh, had been forcing businessmen in as well as in northern region to deposit huge sums of money in a private trust called ‘Mother India Fund’. The vigilance wing of the Income Tax Department in Delhi asked the Chief Commissioner, Income Tax Chandigarh, in a letter in October, 2004 to collect facts on the complaints that many businessmen in Ludhiana as well as in the northern region were being harassed by officers for collecting money in the name of a fund called, ‘Mother India Fund’ for which a bank account was opened in the ICICI Bank and people were being asked to deposit cash in order to avoid any enquiry or survey. The vigilance wing had asked the Chief Commissioner, Income Tax, Ludhiana , to get details of the bank account of ‘Mother India Fund’ and all other necessary information related to this fund and the persons operating the account. Chandigarh
When the Vigilance Department received details of the ‘Mother India Fund’ account from Chandigarh, it revealed that almost around Rs 8 crore to Rs 10 crore had been deposited in this account in Ludhiana in a period of about 17 months from June 16, 2003 to November 8, 2004 and as much as Rs 8 lakh to Rs 9 lakh was deposited in cash in some entries. The Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax Department, Saxena, who was arrested at
Ludhiana, was known to be the right-hand man of the senior officer based at who was allegedly the real beneficiary and was in a position to twist the arms of businessmen. The lawyer, Shelly, was very close to this officer who was earlier posted at Chandigarh for about seven years. Ludhiana
The investigations into the ‘Mother India Fund’ have revealed that it had its headquarters as mentioned in their cards of the ICICI Bank as F-4/2A, DLF Phase-I, Gurgaon, Haryana. The account was opened in the ICICI Bank,
Jandu Towers, Miller Ganj, . Ludhiana
The details of deposits and withdrawls are revealing. In seven months there have been as many as 81 entries of cash deposits, out of which 22 are of the deposits of more than Rs 2.5 lakh each. There is one entry of Rs 9 lakh, two entries of Rs 8 lakh each, 4 entries of Rs 5 lakh each, two entries of Rs 4 lakh each, 13 entries of over Rs 2 lakh each. The remaining entries are mostly of Rs 2 lakh and 1 lakh.
The investigations show that most of the amount has been transferred to the account of Agni Productions of which there are 74 entries and some entries of money transfer are to one auto company. An interesting feature is that as soon as some money is accumulated in the ‘Mother India Fund’, the money is immediately transferred to the Agni Productions account and some other account leaving a few thousand rupees in the account.