Union Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Tuesday deposed before a two-member commission that is investigating the controversial Adarsh Housing Society scam.
Deshmukh appeared before the commission a day after Union Power Minister and ex-Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde deposed before the panel.
Shinde reportedly told the commission that all decisions in connection to the controversial housing society was taken during the tenure of Deshmukh as the Chief Minister of the state.
Several files were in connection to the case and allotment of land for the housing society were cleared during the tenure of Shinde as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra between 2001 to 2003.
The commission on June 23 had issued notice to Shinde to appear before it on June 25 as a witness in the matter.
Deshmukh had also handled several files connected to the housing society during his tenure as the Chief Minister.