Former Delhi CM once again reiterated the issue of “non-approachability” in the absence of an elected government.
The highly subsidised foodgrains are supplied under the National Food Security Act 2013. Over 11 lakh ration cardholders benefit from the scheme in Delhi.
Sheila says need of hour is to repair ties with the people.
Dikshit described the Modi government’s decision to ask UPA-appointed Governors to step down as “selective humiliation”.
President’s rule was imposed in the capital with Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung as head of the government.
76-year-old Dikshit said a senior bureaucrat of central government had called her and asked for her resignation.
With 28 MLAs, the BJP is eight short of a simple majority in the 70-member House.
Delhi Congress immediately distanced itself from Dikshit’s ‘shocking’ statement.
Former Union minister Mukul Wasnik is the convener of the five-member group which Dikshit will head.
Can a recently retired CJI be appointed governor — is not a legal question.
Sheila Dikshit said a government formed through electoral majority was ideal.
He is the first Chief Justice of India to be appointed to the post which is lower in warrant of precedence to the CJI.
The court had earlier also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on Dikshit for her non-appearance.
Sisodia maintained that he did not discuss the issue of government formation or fresh polls in Delhi.
I am not in a position to answer right now: Sheila Dikshit, when asked if she would lead Delhi Congress again.