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Show cause notice to Manyata Dutt

February 18, 2008 15:33 IST

South Goa [Images] district administration on Monday issued show cause notice to Sanjay Dutt's [Images] wife Manyata seeking clarification why her residence certificate submitted in connection with her court marriage should not be cancelled.

The 32-year-old had submitted a certificate claiming her residence at Aquem, in south Goa's Margao town. The certificate was used during the declaration of her marriage with Dutt, 48, in sub registrar's office on February seven pending final signature which has to be executed within 90 days.

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Margao 'mamlatdar' (senior government officer) Paresh Faldesai, in his notice, has given the starlet time till February 19 to submit her clarification. "It has come to the notice that you have not been residing at the given address. Show cause why your residence certificate should not be cancelled," the notice, sent to Manyata's Goa address through circle inspector, reads.

The controversy over the certificate had put a question mark on the issue of Manyata's legal union with Dutt. "We have given her the opportunity to clarify. If she fails to reply, then her residence certificate will be cancelled," the district administration official told PTI.

The authorities have already informed the sub registrar about the suspension of the residence certificate based on which the marriage formalities of Manyata and Dutt have been kept on hold. Officials said that Manyata has to provide any valid proof that she has been staying at the shown Goa address.

"It's upto her what proof she brings," they said. Dutt-Manyata legal marriage registration row has already seen a 'talathi' (village level revenue officer) being suspended for issuing 'bogus' residence certificate.

Dutt and Manyata were married as per Hindu rites in Mumbai on February 11.

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