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CM, DyCM bypassed rules in Waqf Board CEO's appointment: CBI

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had bypassed laid down rules and regulations while clearing the appointment of Mehboob Alam as Chief Executive Officer of Waqf Board, the has alleged in an FIR filed in this regard.

The roles of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister have come under the scanner after the agency registered an FIR on a complaint of a official alleging that rules were violated in major appointments in the Board.



Despite repeated efforts to seek comments, spokesperson of did not respond.

Earlier on Friday last, the spokesperson had said, "We do not comment on the basis of hearsay."

The complaint from P R Kaushik, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Department, which has now been converted into FIR cites instances where the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister had allegedly ignored rules.

In the FIR, it is alleged that a notification was issued on October 8, 2015, on the instruction of Deputy Chief Minister in which erstwhile Waqf Board was superseded under Section 99(1) of the Waqf Act 1995 with the approval from the Chief Minister.

"This was done without placing the matter before the Lieutenant Governor, despite being advised to do so. In the past, it has been the standard procedure that the Waqf Board appointment matters are put up to the Lieutenant Governor for approvals," it alleged.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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CM, DyCM bypassed rules in Waqf Board CEO's appointment: CBI

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had bypassed laid down rules and regulations while clearing the appointment of Mehboob Alam as Chief Executive Officer of Delhi Waqf Board, the CBI has alleged in an FIR filed in this regard. The roles of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister have come under the CBI scanner after the agency registered an FIR on a complaint of a Delhi government official alleging that rules were violated in major appointments in the Board. Despite repeated efforts to seek comments, spokesperson of Delhi Government did not respond. Earlier on Friday last, the spokesperson had said, "We do not comment on the basis of hearsay." The complaint from P R Kaushik, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Revenue Department, which has now been converted into FIR cites instances where the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister had allegedly ignored rules. In the FIR, it is alleged that a notification was issued on October 8, 2015, on the ... Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had bypassed laid down rules and regulations while clearing the appointment of Mehboob Alam as Chief Executive Officer of Waqf Board, the has alleged in an FIR filed in this regard.

The roles of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister have come under the scanner after the agency registered an FIR on a complaint of a official alleging that rules were violated in major appointments in the Board.

Despite repeated efforts to seek comments, spokesperson of did not respond.

Earlier on Friday last, the spokesperson had said, "We do not comment on the basis of hearsay."

The complaint from P R Kaushik, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Department, which has now been converted into FIR cites instances where the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister had allegedly ignored rules.

In the FIR, it is alleged that a notification was issued on October 8, 2015, on the instruction of Deputy Chief Minister in which erstwhile Waqf Board was superseded under Section 99(1) of the Waqf Act 1995 with the approval from the Chief Minister.

"This was done without placing the matter before the Lieutenant Governor, despite being advised to do so. In the past, it has been the standard procedure that the Waqf Board appointment matters are put up to the Lieutenant Governor for approvals," it alleged.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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CM, DyCM bypassed rules in Waqf Board CEO's appointment: CBI

Chief Minister Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had bypassed laid down rules and regulations while clearing the appointment of Mehboob Alam as Chief Executive Officer of Waqf Board, the has alleged in an FIR filed in this regard.

The roles of Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister have come under the scanner after the agency registered an FIR on a complaint of a official alleging that rules were violated in major appointments in the Board.

Despite repeated efforts to seek comments, spokesperson of did not respond.

Earlier on Friday last, the spokesperson had said, "We do not comment on the basis of hearsay."

The complaint from P R Kaushik, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Department, which has now been converted into FIR cites instances where the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister had allegedly ignored rules.

In the FIR, it is alleged that a notification was issued on October 8, 2015, on the instruction of Deputy Chief Minister in which erstwhile Waqf Board was superseded under Section 99(1) of the Waqf Act 1995 with the approval from the Chief Minister.

"This was done without placing the matter before the Lieutenant Governor, despite being advised to do so. In the past, it has been the standard procedure that the Waqf Board appointment matters are put up to the Lieutenant Governor for approvals," it alleged.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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