CBSE seeks govt report on school land to Nithyananda

NEW DELHI:The CBSE has sought a report from the Gujarat Education Department on how land of a school was leased out to self-styled godman Nithyananda’s ashram in Ahmedabad without its permission, according to officials.

CBSE seeks govt report on school land to Nithyananda

Swami Nithyananda. File photo

New Delhi, November 21 

The CBSE has sought a report from the Gujarat Education Department on how land of a school was leased out to self-styled godman Nithyananda’s ashram in Ahmedabad without its permission, according to officials.

“The board has written to the department to inquire into the matter of leasing out land of DPS, Maninagar, Ahmedabad, to Swami Nithyananda ashram without permission of the board,” a senior CBSE official said. “It has been asked to conduct the inquiry and convey the outcome of the report,” the official added. 

Meanwhile, the police today arrested the principal of the DPS and a caretaker of a building in which some child inmates of the ashram were allegedly kept. — PTI/TNS 

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