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Don't allow parliamentary secretaries in Gujarat: Congress to governor

It is learnt that the BJP is going to appoint parliamentary secretaries to manage growing dissent in the party, Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil wrote in a letter to governor

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Senior Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil wrote to Gujarat Governor O P Kohli on Saturday, saying he shouldn't allow the BJP government in the state to appoint Parliamentary Secretaries. Gohil claimed that Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was planning to appoint parliamentary secretaries to appease some disgruntled BJP MLAs who could not find place in the ministry. The governor must not give his assent for these appointments as the post is unconstitutional and it will amount to a contempt of court, the Congress leader said. The Supreme Court, in its July 26, 2017 order, had held that a state ...

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First Published: Sat, January 27 2018. 19:53 IST
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