AAP office of profit row: EC hearing on July 14

The AAP government has attracted criticism from the opposition over the appointments amid charges of the legislators holding two offices of profit.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 28, 2016 3:17:00 am
AAP Delhi, AAP MLAs, AAP Parliamentary secretaries, AAP office of profit row, Election commission, poll body, India News The AAP MLAs said that they did not receive any “additional pecuniary benefit” for holding the post of Parliamentary Secretaries.

The Election Commission is likely to hold personal hearings on July 14 for 21 AAP MLAs appointed Parliamentary Secretaries. The AAP government has attracted criticism from the opposition over the appointments amid charges of the legislators holding two offices of profit.

The AAP MLAs, while maintaining they did not receive any “additional pecuniary benefit” for holding the post of Parliamentary Secretaries, had urged the EC to hold a personal hearing after they were served a notice by the poll body.

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According to the party, however, the posts were not for profit.

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