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Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’s FCRA license canceled, Home Ministry’s big action

 

New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has taken a big action against the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) on Saturday. The Ministry of Home Affairs canceled the license of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) license. The Rajiv Gandhi Foundation is a non-governmental organization associated with the Gandhi family.

According to sources, Jansatta Online has reported that, in July 2020, the MHA constituted a committee and based on its report, a decision was taken to cancel the foundation. It has been found in the investigation that the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation took funds from China by ignoring the rules. The Home Ministry was investigating the matter for a long time. The Foreign Department of the Ministry of Home Affairs has taken this action after the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation was found to be wrong in the investigation. A written notice has been sent to the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and its office bearers soon after the cancellation of the FCRA license registration, the official said.

According to Jansatta, the official pointed out that the committee constituted by the MHA in July 2020 has pointed out its findings regarding violation of various FCRA norms, resulting in cancellation of the registration of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, which was set up in 1991. went.

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