Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal falls for fake news, Niti Aayog CEO corrects him

The Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant, however, was quick to point out that Kejriwal’s accusation against the LG was wrong.

Published: 17th June 2018 09:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th June 2018 09:19 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (File | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal fell for fake news on social media that the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had attended a meeting of Niti Ayog held in the capital on Sunday. The Niti Ayog CEO Amitabh Kant, however, was quick to point out that Kejriwal’s accusation against the LG was wrong.

“This is totally incorrect. Lt. Governor of Delhi is not present at the Fourth Meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Ayog,” Kant tweeted, quoting Kejriwal’s post.

The post Delhi CM quoted to make the accusation is no longer available on the social media site as well.

Kejriwal tweeted: “Under which provision of the Constitution does LG have powers to replace the Chief Minister? I have not authorised him to go in my place.”

Delhi CM and three of his ministers have been sitting at LG’s office since Monday. They have refused to leave until LG orders bureaucrats posted in Delhi government to withdraw their “strike”.

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  • Jhooten

    Kezriwal is fooling the illiterate JJ voters - IAS was not on 'strike'! LG was not attending Niti meeting. AK must resign !!!
    1 year ago reply
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