A new political authority had found it impossible to shift to the official residence of his predecessor as it is badly in need of repairs estimated to cost Rs. 15 million.
Given the high cost repairs involved, the new political authority had seriously considered the possibility of going into the occupation of another official residence. But that residence too is in need of repairs likely to cost about Rs. 2.5 million.
The political authority has his own private residence in a city suburb. However, he has reportedly considered it impossible reside in that residence while being a VIP, they say.