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HC to hear plea of bureaucrats against summoning by Delhi Assembly Speaker

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today agreed to hear pleas of three senior bureaucrats who have been summoned by the Assembly to appear before the House after their departments allegedly failed to answer certain questions of legislators.

A vacation bench of Justices Sangita Dhingra Sehgal and C agreed to hear the plea of the bureaucrats against Assembly Ram Niwas Goel's warning of strict action "as per rules" if they do not provide proper answers to he three written questions asked by ruling party legislators by today.

The three-day session, which started on June 6, was scheduled to conclude on June 8.

Goel had on June 6 directed bureaucrats to be present during the assembly proceedings the next day after their departments allegedly did not supply answers to written questions of legislators.

Angry with the development, the had termed as "undeclared emergency" the situation where government officers are not providing answers asked by MLAs and blamed for it.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 11:45 IST