Delhi LG receives absolute power to appoint bureaucrats
New Delhi : In the midst of a raging row over his powers vis-a-vis AAP government, Delhi’s LG has been given absolute powers by the Centre in appointment of bureaucrats for which he need not “consult” the chief minister on subjects like senior staff, police and public order.
The Centre on Friday provided Leiutinent Governor an absolute power to appoint bureaucrats
He would not need any consultation from the Chief Minister
The decision is apparently aimed at preventing the AAP government from filing cases
Arvind Kejriwal had been opposing LG’s decision to appoint Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary
He had asked him in writing to work under no pressure