After Kangana's attack, Urmila Matondkar hits back at her
Actor-politician Urmila Matondkar has hit back at actor Kangana Ranaut for commenting on the purchase of her new office space. Matondkar has claimed that she purchased her house and the office space with her hard-earned money well before entering politics, contrary to what Ranaut has alleged. Matondkar said that she is also ready to show legitimate documents of her properties. Here's more on this.
On Sunday, Ranaut cited a news article that claimed Matondkar has bought the new office after joining the Shiv Sena and tweeted, "The homes that I made with my hard work are being destroyed by Congress. All I got from making BJP happy were just 25-30 court cases." "I wish I was as smart as you and made Congress happy instead," she added.
Rubbishing Ranaut's claims, Matondkar revealed through a video, "In 2011, after working hard in the industry for a short span of 25-30 years, I purchased a house in Andheri. I'll bring the documents of that flat. I sold that house in the first week of March and I'll bring those papers too (sic)." "I bought this flat much before I entered politics," she added.
Matondkar asked Ranaut to choose the date and time, and she would bring the documents. She, however, demanded that the latter must release the names of celebrities that she had earlier said she would tell the anti-drug agency. "You please just bring that small list of names. I will be looking forward to your reply (sic)," she concluded the video.
Recently, a civil court in Mumbai stated that Ranaut has committed a "grave violation" by merging three of her flats in the city's Khar area. The court said that the actor has violated the sanctioned plan by merging the flats on the fifth floor of a 16-storey building. The court gave six weeks to the actor to approach Bombay High Court against the order.
Talking about the court's order, the actor claimed, "I have not joined any flats, whole building is built the same way, one apartment each floor, that's how I purchased it, BMC is only harassing me in the entire building. Will fight in higher court (sic)."
This is not the first time that Ranaut has leveled allegations against the Maharashtra government and the BMC. In September 2020, the civic body had demolished parts of Ranaut's office citing illegal constructions. After this, Ranaut filed a petition requesting to stop the demolition work. Thereafter, the Bombay High Court ruled the decision in her favor, quashing the BMC's demolition notice.