Probes ordered by Delhi L-G motivated, unconstitutional: Manish Sisodia

The L-G has been regularly ordering probes into decisions taken by the elected government in Delhi, says Manish Sisodia

October 04, 2022 04:50 pm | Updated 08:59 pm IST - New Delhi

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia urged the L-G to work “according to the Constitution”. File

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia urged the L-G to work “according to the Constitution”. File | Photo Credit: PTI

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siosida on October 4 wrote to L-G V.K. Saxena, accusing him of bypassing the elected government in Delhi and ordering inquiries into its works in a "politically motivated and unconstitutional" manner.

Mr. Sisodia's attack came hours after Mr. Saxena directed Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar to conduct a probe into the alleged irregularities in in the AAP Government's power subsidy scheme, and submit a report within seven days.

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The AAP leader said the L-G has no power to issue orders on any matters concerning the Delhi Government except for land, police, and law and order.

Stating the L-G has been regularly ordering probes into decisions taken by the elected government in Delhi, Mr. Sisodia alleged these inquiries were "illegal and unconstitutional".

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Nothing has come out of the probe into the "so-called" bus procurement scam, school scam, liquor scam, but it weakens the morale of officers, Mr. Sisodia said, and urged the L-G to work "according to the Constitution".

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