I-T raids on Kannauj's Pushparaj Jain, maker of Samajwadi perfume

Income Tax department on Friday (December 31) conducted raids at the Kannauj residence of businessman Pushparaj Jain, the maker of Samajwadi perfume that was launched by Akhilesh Yadav recently

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The Income Tax department on Friday (December 31) conducted raids at the Kannauj residence of businessman Pushparaj Jain, the maker of Samajwadi perfume that was launched by Akhilesh Yadav recently. Jain is being investigated for tax evasion and books fraud.

Pushpraj Jain Pampi is a Member of Legislative Council from Samajwadi Party in UP. He had launched the ‘Samajwadi ittra’ or perfume last month in the presence of SP president Akhilesh Yadav ahead of the 2022 UP assembly elections.


Reportedly, searches are being carried out at around 50 locations in poll-bound UP, the national capital region (NCR), Mumbai and other places, based on specific inputs of tax evasion.

Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party has alleged foul play by the ruling BJP government in raids on Pushparaj Jain's residence.

Earlier this month, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) had raided Kanpur-based perfume trader Piyush Jain and recovered over 197 crore in cash, 23 kg gold and goods worth Rs 6 crore from premises linked to him in Kanpur and Kannauj.

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