The Hush Post: The Income Tax Department conducted a raid on famous bhajan singer Narendar Chanchal at his house in Amritsar on Tuesday.
The raid continued the entire day till 6 pm. The IT team recovered some documents during the search. News reports suggest three teams were constituted to conduct the raid which was primarily targeted at his son. Chanchal has his ancestral home in Shakti Nagar area in Amritsar where his extended family lives and Chanchal visits quite often.
Meanwhile, raids were also conducted in New Delhi at the establishments, showrooms and residences of famous fashion designers including Rohit Bal, Tarun Tahiliani, Shantanu and Nikhil and Ritu Kumar on Tuesday evening.
According to a news report, a senior IT official said, “The department has mined lots of data on the fashion designers involved in large cash transactions.” Sales records, computers and laptops were seized from at least 25 establishments located from various places in north and south Delhi.
The seized records will be examined to cross-check the returns filed by the designing houses.