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Kejriwal govt causing conflict on SC verdict on Delhi power tussle: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today accused the government of adopting "confrontationist" attitude towards the Centre and causing "conflict" in on the recent verdict.

"Kejriwal is creating unnecessary confusion and conflict situation in Delhi, despite clear orders from the Supreme Court," said Vijender Gupta, BJP MLA and of Opposition in Assembly.

In its judgement, the five-judge bench had advised the government to abandon the path of "anarchy" to ensure harmony with various stakeholders including the (LG), he said.

"Contrary to the court orders, the (AAP) has unleashed another round of confrontation regarding transfer and postings of bureaucrats in the national capital," he alleged.

The government has claimed control over 'services' citing the July 4 verdict by the that gave it executive powers in matters barring the subjects of police, land and public order.

The matter of services, including transfer and postings of government bureaucrats are so far under the LG's jurisdiction.

Gupta claimed the apex court order has established the "status quo" vis-a-vis the special status of Delhi as per the Constitution.

"The did not rule on the notification of May 21, 2015. It will be heard by the regular bench of the Supreme Court. Till a decision is given by the bench, the present position with regard to services will hold," he claimed.

in his "latest bid to create chaos and confusion has been attacking the LG," he alleged.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 21:00 IST