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Govt clears names of two Delhi ministers; file sent to Prez

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Names of MLAs Gahlot and Rajendra Pal Gautam were approved by the Union home ministry for inclusion in the 27-month-old led by Kejriwal and sent to President for final clearance.

The file containing the home ministry's recommendation has been sent to the president for a final decision, official sources said.



However, the president is currently on a tour to and will be returning tomorrow.

The sources said that the home ministry had given its clearance to these two names. As per the rules, the has to take permission of the Centre before carrying out any expansion in its cabinet.

can have six cabinet ministers besides the chief minister. At present there is a vacancy of two ministers after Kejriwal sacked Kapil Mishra and Sandeep Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after a CD showing him in an objectionable position surfaced.

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Kejriwal had accused the Centre of "stalling" the government's activities by allegedly holding back files relating to the appointment of two new ministers in his Cabinet.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also said it amounted to violation of the Constitution and accused the Centre of "paralysing" the

Kejriwal had said the people of should not suffer due to the BJP-led NDA government's "enmity" with the Aam Aadmi Party in

Sisodia said the had on May 6 sent the files relating to the induction of two MLAs - Rajender Pal Gautam and Gehlot - in the Cabinet, but the Centre is yet to clear the same.

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

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Govt clears names of two Delhi ministers; file sent to Prez

Names of AAP MLAs Kailash Gahlot and Rajendra Pal Gautam were approved by the Union home ministry for inclusion in the 27-month-old Delhi government led by Arvind Kejriwal and sent to President Pranab Mukherjee for final clearance. The file containing the home ministry's recommendation has been sent to the president for a final decision, official sources said. However, the president is currently on a tour to West Bengal and will be returning tomorrow. The sources said that the home ministry had given its clearance to these two names. As per the rules, the Delhi government has to take permission of the Centre before carrying out any expansion in its cabinet. Delhi government can have six cabinet ministers besides the chief minister. At present there is a vacancy of two ministers after Kejriwal sacked Kapil Mishra and Sandeep Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after a CD showing him in an objectionable position surfaced. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Kejriwal had accused the ... Names of MLAs Gahlot and Rajendra Pal Gautam were approved by the Union home ministry for inclusion in the 27-month-old led by Kejriwal and sent to President for final clearance.

The file containing the home ministry's recommendation has been sent to the president for a final decision, official sources said.

However, the president is currently on a tour to and will be returning tomorrow.

The sources said that the home ministry had given its clearance to these two names. As per the rules, the has to take permission of the Centre before carrying out any expansion in its cabinet.

can have six cabinet ministers besides the chief minister. At present there is a vacancy of two ministers after Kejriwal sacked Kapil Mishra and Sandeep Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after a CD showing him in an objectionable position surfaced.

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Kejriwal had accused the Centre of "stalling" the government's activities by allegedly holding back files relating to the appointment of two new ministers in his Cabinet.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also said it amounted to violation of the Constitution and accused the Centre of "paralysing" the

Kejriwal had said the people of should not suffer due to the BJP-led NDA government's "enmity" with the Aam Aadmi Party in

Sisodia said the had on May 6 sent the files relating to the induction of two MLAs - Rajender Pal Gautam and Gehlot - in the Cabinet, but the Centre is yet to clear the same.

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

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Govt clears names of two Delhi ministers; file sent to Prez

Names of MLAs Gahlot and Rajendra Pal Gautam were approved by the Union home ministry for inclusion in the 27-month-old led by Kejriwal and sent to President for final clearance.

The file containing the home ministry's recommendation has been sent to the president for a final decision, official sources said.

However, the president is currently on a tour to and will be returning tomorrow.

The sources said that the home ministry had given its clearance to these two names. As per the rules, the has to take permission of the Centre before carrying out any expansion in its cabinet.

can have six cabinet ministers besides the chief minister. At present there is a vacancy of two ministers after Kejriwal sacked Kapil Mishra and Sandeep Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after a CD showing him in an objectionable position surfaced.

On Tuesday, Chief Minister Kejriwal had accused the Centre of "stalling" the government's activities by allegedly holding back files relating to the appointment of two new ministers in his Cabinet.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also said it amounted to violation of the Constitution and accused the Centre of "paralysing" the

Kejriwal had said the people of should not suffer due to the BJP-led NDA government's "enmity" with the Aam Aadmi Party in

Sisodia said the had on May 6 sent the files relating to the induction of two MLAs - Rajender Pal Gautam and Gehlot - in the Cabinet, but the Centre is yet to clear the same.

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

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