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Not right to say Delhi govt has no control over bureaucrats: Centre to SC

Fiction being created through public perception that Delhi govt has no control over officers, the Centre told the apex court

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Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Centre told the Supreme Court on Tuesday a fiction is being created by way of a public perception that the Delhi government has absolutely no control over the officers and employees working in the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi.
 
In his written submissions, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said the entire argument of the AAP government about lack of power proceeds as if the Central Government is interfering in the legislative and administrative field of a full-fledged "State", violating the federal structure.
 
"In the case of NCT of Delhi, the functional control vests in

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 11:15 PM IST

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