69-year-old Pushpa is a Hindi fiction writer and has 10 novels and seven short story collections to her credit. Singh also threatened to take legal recourse if she is removed by the AAP government.
“I am not going to step down as the chairperson of DCW because I still have one year and four months left in my tenure. However, if they remove me, violating rules, I will take help of the law,” she said. The DCW chairperson had summoned Bharti over allegations that he had led a group of supporters against some African women after claiming they were involved in a drug and prostitution racket.
The Home Ministry had sent a panel of three senior IAS officers to pick from and Negi's name is not in the list.
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