Jung-Kejriwal faceoff: Kiren Rijiju advices to work as per the Constitution

He said, L-G has certain Constitutional duties and responsibilities and so does the CM.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 5, 2015 4:23 am
Arvind Kejriwal, Najeeb Jung, delhi police, public order, AAP govt, Kiren Rijiju, Kejriwal govt, Delhi Legislative Assembly, NCT Delhi Act, delhi news, city news, local news, Indian Express Rijiju said, “Delhi is a Union Territory… and not a full-fledged state. We all have to work under a set-up which is there in the Constitution.”

Taking note of the tussle that has escalated between the Lt-Governor’s office and the Chief Minister’s office, the Centre on Monday advised Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal to work according to the Constitution while discharging their respective responsibilities.

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said, “Delhi is a Union Territory… and not a full-fledged state. The L-G has certain Constitutional duties and responsibilities and so does the CM. We all have to work under a set-up which is there in the Constitution.”

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The Union minister’s comments came after reports emerged of a tussle between Jung and Kejriwal, after the L-G directed Delhi ministers and top officials to route all important files through him.

The L-G’s order came in response to an order issued by Kejriwal, directing senior government officials not to bother the L-G’s office by sending files to him.

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