It reiterates that Central government employees are out of the jurisdiction of the ACB.
This time, he took the staircase but as soon as he entered the auditorium, the electricity snapped and he had to sit on the dais in the dark for 10 minutes.
MHA issued a notification underlining that the Lt Governor is the ‘administrative head’ of Delhi and ‘services’ are out of the purview of the government.
Lt Governor Jung need not ‘consult’ the Chief Minister on subjects like senior staff, police and public order.
The notification clarified that since bureaucrats and police officers working in the Delhi government belong to central cadres the Anti Corruption Bureau of Delhi Government has no jurisdiction on them
The impasse between Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal is not the first in Delhi, but previous disagreements between the two top executives have always been resolved through dialogue.
Anindo Majumdar urged both LG and the chief minister to create a conducive atmosphere so that the officials can discharge their duties freely.
The association has also resolved that a demand for a civil service board should be put before the Union government.
Sources said parole applications or files need to be routed through L-G for final approval.
The 1998 notification has become a bone of contention between the offices of the CM and the Lt-Governor.
Bureaucrats given 14-page presentation on provisions in Constitution, rules for governing Delhi
Both Kejriwal and LG Najeeb Jung had met President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday.
Kejriwal asked the Lt Governor to elaborate provisions in the Constitution, the government of NCT of Delhi Act and Transaction of Business Rules that give him powers to issue directions.
The tussle in Delhi looks unlikely to be resolved soon. Apart from the hard positions taken by the two sides, Art 239AA and other provisions laying down the power relationship leave room for vagueness.
Bureaucrats who did not wish to be named said issue had gone too far as the Centre was now involved, and sources said that Rajnath Singh might meet the President to discuss the issue Wednesday.