Mumbai: After a minister in Maharashtra, the Mayor of Sangli-Miraj too has come under the scanner of tax authorities for the lavish wedding of his son.
Service Tax Department sleuths on Wednesday conducted an inquiry at the residence of Idris Naikwadi, Mayor of Sangli-Miraj and Kupwad Municipal Corporation in western Maharashtra, in connection with the extravagant wedding of his son recently, sources said.
When contacted, Mr Naikwadi confirmed the development.
"Yes, Service Tax officials conducted inquiry at my residence," he told PTI over phone from Sangli, around 350 km from Mumbai. He did not provide further details.