Arvind Kejriwal claims that L-G Najeeb Jung, Centre want to reverse numerous decisions of public importance, including the decision to increase minimum wages
New Delhi: Launching a fresh attack on the Lt Governor and the Centre, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday charged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to reverse numerous decisions of the AAP government through Najeeb Jung and remove Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal who, he claimed, will be “arrested" soon.
Kejriwal’s outburst on microblogging site Twitter came a day after Jung said that he was in the process of overturning and rectifying “illegal decisions" taken by the AAP government following the 4 August Delhi high court verdict.
Kejriwal claimed the Lt Governor and the Centre wanted to “reverse" numerous decisions of public importance, including the decision to increase minimum wages and holding discoms accountable for unscheduled outages, among other measures.
He said Najeeb Jung was “subverting" democracy to protect his “chair". On the CAG row, the Delhi chief minister said the auditor “vehemently refuses" to audit advertisement expenses of centre and other states. “Why? CAG under pressure from BJP?," he questioned.
“Sources- LG n PMO hell bent on removing Swati Maliwal 4 doing gud job. She’ll be arrested coming week n then removed," he claimed in a tweet. “LG hell bent on removing the team which made mohalla clinics and saved money on flyovers. “Increase min wages in Delhi. Is it illegal? Sources: Big companies met Modiji n opposed it. Now LG sitting on that file. “Hold power cos accountable- make them pay compensation for unscheduled power cuts. Is it illegal? LG sitting on it. AAP govt asked for land for 10 hospitals from DDA. Modi’s LG refused. Was our demand illegal?" the CM said in a series of tweets.
Referring to Jung’s statement that he has tried to keep his intervention in the government restricted to the bare minimum, Kejriwal said, “If this is ‘least interference’, then what is ‘high interference’? Shameful subversion of democracy to protect chair." “Guys. Can u name 1 positive thing that Modiji or his LG did for Delhi so far? Only created hurdles. Negative people. “Essence of Indian democracy so far. Thats why both parties (BJP and Congress) are jointly opposing AAP everywhere tooth and nail," the AAP chief said.
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