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PWD fine: AAP alleges govt officers 'threatened' by BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In the wake of PWD slapping a fine of Rs 27 lakh on the AAP, the party has alleged that officers are being "openly threatened" by leaders to send notice to the Kejriwal dispensation lest their "career would be ruined".

Senior party spokesperson Sanjay Singh has shot off a letter to Lt Governor Anil Baijal, saying, despites securing 67 of the 70 seats in Assembly elections, "the entire system was after that one office of that party".

The Public Works Department (PWD) of the has slapped a fine of Rs 27 lakh on the for "unauthorised occupation" of a bungalow in central Delhi's Rouse Avenue, which houses the party headquarters.

Perhaps it is the first time in the history of that an officer of a is asking the ruling party to vacate an office and sending notice of Rs 27 lakh, Singh claims in the letter sent today to the L-G office.

"We have spoken to these officers and we have got to know that they are being openly threatened by the leaders to send notice to the Kejriwal dispensation or their career would be ruined," he alleged in the letter.

A Delhi spokesperson when contacted said, "Is Sanjay Singh the spokesperson of the government. He should focus on the work related to his party. We will respond when the Delhi government spokesperson says something.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 23:28 IST