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Being ‘Marathi speaking’ denied deal to sell house, Thane man files complaint with police

By PTI

Thane: A case has been registered against a family in Mira Road area of ​​Thane district for allegedly refusing to sell their house to a man who wanted to close a deal as he was Marathi speaking, police said on Monday. said.

An official of the Naya Nagar police station said that the complainant, Govardhan Deshmukh, has alleged that he found a house sale advertisement on social media and responded to it.

“He has claimed that the owner of the house refused to transact with him as he was Marathi speaking.

The landlord reportedly said that he can sell his house only to people belonging to Marwari, Gujarati and Jain communities as per the rules of his residential society.

He said that the matter is being investigated and no arrest has been made so far.

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