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Prez to give final nod on induction of ministers in Delhi govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The home ministry is learnt to have given its approval for induction of two ministers in the Kejriwal in and has forwarded its recommendation to President for a final nod.

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 is expected to only return tomorrow.

The final decision will be taken when the president returns to the capital, sources said.

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 Delhi should not suffer due to the BJP-led government's "enmity" with the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.

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

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 19:03 IST