IPL tax case: Sharad Pawar gets clean chit

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday gave a clean chit to Union Minister Sharad Pawar in the PIL regarding levy of entertainment tax on IPL.

updated: August 24, 2010 10:55 IST
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Giving a clean chit to Sharad Pawar, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday said there was "nothing on record" to show that the Union Minister influenced the Maharashtra government's decision to exempt Indian Premier League matches from entertainment tax.

Division bench of Justices P B Majumdar and Anup Mohta also disposed of the PIL filed by Shiv Sena MLA Subhash Desai, seeking imposition of entertainment tax on IPL, as the state government has recently decided to levy the tax on IPL as well as one-day international matches in future.

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