“People of Delhi have given a clear message to the BJP that they do not want them, people want AAP government. The BJP is unable to digest this fact.
The party has got support from a section of the Opposition since the Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha.
The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal has transferred senior officers in the Delhi government.
The proposed amendments make it clear that it will be mandatory for the Delhi government to take the opinion of the L-G before taking any executive action in the city.
Sources said the proposed amendments also specify that the elected government needs to send legislative proposals to the L-G at least 14 days in advance to seek his opinion and avoid any delays.
Baijal said that though the Delhi’s economy has been impacted by Covid-19, the government is taking all necessary measures to cushion the impact and bring it back on track.
Its tasks will include protecting the floodplains from ‘encroachments and illegal activities.
The Ramlila performances in Delhi are hugely popular and draw a large number of visitors, incuding dignitaries, but this year, the pandemic has cast a shadow of uncertainty over it.
According to the chief minister's wife, she, her mother-in-law, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia wife and Health Minister Satyendar Jain's wife had gone to meet them at the L-G office today.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor works from home as CM Arvind Kejriwal, ministers occupy his office in protest
Anil Baijal has been holding meetings with officers at the camp office at his residence, which is just behind the L-G Secretariat where Kejriwal and his three ministers have been staging the sit-in.
Kejriwal and his Cabinet colleagues continued their dharna at the L-G's office, where they are camped since Monday evening, even as Health Minister Satyendar Jain began an indefinite hunger strike.
Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and two ministers Gopal Rai and Satyendra Jain met Baijal this evening and decided to stay put at his office till their three demands were accepted.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that in 1947, India got freedom and all British viceroys were removed, but in Delhi, L-G was appointed in place of viceroys.
Delhi L-G, Modi government should answer why police filed frivolous cases against AAP leaders: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi CM reacted to a TNIE report on Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal questioning Delhi Police on discharge of AAP MLAs by various courts.
A complaint has been filed with the Delhi Police and the matter is being investigated, an official said.