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PIL against making LG chairman of DDMA; seeks to quashing of his decisions

The petition contended that the LG as DDMA chairperson exceeded his jurisdiction by allowing residents of other states to use the resources of the national capital

Kejriwal and Anil Baijal
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with LG Anil Baijal

Press Trust of India New Delhi
A plea in the Delhi High Court has challenged the Lieutenant Governor's powers as the chairperson of Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA). It sought quashing of his decision to set aside the AAP government's order to hospitals to treat only bona fide residents of the national capital.

The petition contended that the LG as DDMA chairperson exceeded his jurisdiction by allowing residents of other states to use the resources of the national capital.

The plea, by advocate Dheeraj Kumar Singh, claimed that LG Anil Baijal's June 8 order setting aside Delhi government's June 7 direction to hospitals here, to treat

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First Published: Jun 18 2020 | 1:30 PM IST

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