IT raids on Janardhan Reddy after 500 cr wedding

gali-it-raidsThe Income tax officials held raids on Mining Baron Janardhan Reddy after the exorbitant wedding of his daughter Brahmani.

The raid comes 5 days after the lavish wedding of the mining baron’s daughter that held in Bangalore.

The offices of Obulapuram Mining Company and Associated Mining Company, both owned by mining baron and BJP leader Janardhan Reddy and his family was raided by Income Tax sleuths, here on Monday.

Reddy had hired the royal palace for five days starting November 12, invited several film stars from Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai and other celebrities for the reception.

Reddy had also got a replica built of the Vijayanagara empire at the venue and flown in cultural troupes from abroad, including Brazilian dancers.

Except for a local news channel, funded by Reddy, the media was barred from covering the wedding.