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Delhi LG, Chief Secy meet Union Home Secy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Baijal and today had a meeting with Union amid the continuing tussle with government on the matters related to 'services.'

During the 30-minute meeting at the Home Ministry, Baijal, Prakash and Gauba are believed to have discussed the issues related to services in the wake of judgement on the powers of the government, a official said.

Baijal refused to divulge the details of the meeting. When insisted whether the issue of services was discussed at the meeting, the said: "All is well between me and Kejriwal".

The meeting came a day after wrote to the wondering how he can be "selective" in accepting the judgement on power tussle between the government and the Centre.

In his response, Baijal had said he was "selectively" quoted and "erroneously" charged of "selective acceptance" of the verdict.

On July 4, the Supreme Court had ruled that the cannot obstruct Delhi government's policy decisions as he has no independent power and was bound by the elected dispensation's advice.

The apex court also said the appeals arising out of the order, which held that was the administrative head, would come up before an "appropriate regular bench".

After the Supreme Court judgement, the introduced a new system for transfer and postings of bureaucrats, making the the approving authority.

However, the 'services' department refused to comply, saying the Supreme Court did not abolish the notification issued in 2015 which made the the authority for transfers and postings.

On July 6, the had asserted that it will be against the law to take a final view on the matter related to services as it is still pending before the court.

Kejriwal had alleged that the and the were refusing to obey the apex court order on it.

He had also urged the LG to approach the Supreme Court immediately for clarification, in case of any confusion while saying "but kindly don't violate the order of the apex court".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 17:25 IST
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