Kejriwal Letter to LG: You can’t be selective to the court’s order


It seems the ongoing tussle between Delhi CM and LG is not going to halt after the decision by Constitutional bench where it ordered both CM and LG to work in the coordinated

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday wrote way. letter to Lt governor Anil Baijal wondering how LG can be selective in accepting the Court order.

Kejriwal wrote, “How can you say that you will accept this para of the order but not accept that para of the same order”?

“But how can you be selective in accepting the judgment? Either you should take a position that all the matters now would be placed before regular bench and therefore, you would not implement any part of the order. Or you should accept the whole order and implement it”.

He also urged the L-G to approach the Supreme Court immediately for clarification, in case of any confusion while saying “but kindly don’t violate the order of the apex court”.

In the letter, Kejriwal urged Baijal to implement the apex court’s order in letter and spirit and asserted that the Ministry of Home Affairs does not have powers to interpret the order.

The chief minister today approved the ‘Mukhyamantri Teerth Yatra Yojana’ — a scheme to enable 1,100 senior citizens from each Assembly constituency in Delhi to undertake free pilgrimage — overruling all objections raised by the L-G.

“Mukhyamantri teerth yatra yojana approved. All objections overruled…” Kejriwal tweeted.

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