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Delhi CS row: Tussle between AAP govt and bureaucracy nothing new

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The ongoing row between the and the bureaucracy comes as no surprise as the two have tussled over a range of issues in the past.

In December 2015, the Delhi, Civil Service (DANICS) officers went on a mass leave against the suspension of two special home secretaries by The IAS officers had also boycotted work for half-a-day in support of DANICS officers.

The had slammed former M M when the latter allegedly refused to examine the recent metro fare hike.

In November last year as well, had written to the then Kutty, asking him to initiate proceedings of "dereliction of duty" against the then PWD over desilting of drains.

In response, Kumar had hit back and said, "negativity and squabbling attitude" does not work in such a challenging task.

In June 2017, Deputy had also sought action against DIP (Directorate of Information and Publicity) for not arranging his Live event to address traders' issues on the GST.

In May 2015, the chief minister's office had given orders to lock the office of a senior IAS officer, who had issued an order notifying the appointment of the then power secretary as acting

However, on some occasions, and Sisodia praised officers and said that all bureaucrats are not "wrong" and some officers "works".

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First Published: Wed, February 21 2018. 00:05 IST