Krishnan further said that as far as powers delegated to the state were concerned, the Lt Governor was bound by the advise of the Council of Ministers.
Make it happen, Lt Governor tells reluctant Delhi Police.
Senior advocate Dayan Krishnan, representing the AAP government, has argued that the Lt Governor “was not the elected representative” and could not act against the aid and advice of the elected government.
Kejriwal’s reaction comes after BJP MP from Northwest Delhi Udit Raj called the LG a “super king” who hardly had time for Delhi’s MPs.
Donning a metro hat and jacket, Jung questioned various officials on their preparedness for dealing with the menace of mosquito breeding.
Senior lawyer Dayan Krishnan argued that the Lt Governor was required to consult the elected chief minister even to take decision on issues concerning police, land and law and order.
Jung directed the DDA to take special care of construction sites to check breeding of mosquito larvae, particularly at construction sites, parks and open spaces.
The development added to the tussle between the AAP government and Jung over the 2002 transport scam.
In the letter, Arvind Kejriwal alleged, “The demolition drive carried out by the development authority in Mehrauli is against the law, constitution and humanity.”
The question of whether the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has the power to investigate officers of the Centre is presently pending before the court.
“The Hardayal library is an important signpost of our city’s history. We need to ensure that it is restored to its erstwhile glory,” said Jung.
The AAP also questioned why Singh has been charged with offences under the SC/ST Act.
Lt-Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday relayed directions to the Delhi government that the probe was “legally invalid and void ab initio”.
On August 11, the AAP govt had decided to constitute an independent Commission of Inquiry to probe various aspects of the award of work in connection with the scam in the transport dept.
“It is an unparalleled document and we must abide by it and live up to the ideals envisaged by the architects of our great Constitution,” Jung said.