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LG transfers 3 bureaucrats, AAP govt cries foul

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

In what could trigger a fresh bout of tussle between the and the Lieutenant Governor's office, Baijal has transferred three IAS officers.

The action by the comes days after the clipped the LG's powers, restricting his jurisdiction to land, police and public order. The services, department, however, still continues to be the bone of contention between the two.

According to a new order, Soumya Gupta has been replaced by as Similarly, Chanchal Yadav, who served as South has been shifted as to

Vasanthakumar N, has been made (Trade and Taxes).

Deputy slammed the move as "bossing around" by the LG.

"LG has kept the services department with him arbitrarily and is bossing around. He should have consulted us before appointing the is spending 26 per cent of its budget on education and we are not even consulted on the issue," Sisodia told reporters.

yesterday wrote to Baijal wondering how he can be "selective" in accepting the judgement on power tussle between the and the Centre.

The Delhi government is likely to move the to dispose of its appeals, including the one on the matter of services, which is a bone of contention between the dispensation and Baijal, at the earliest.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 17:00 IST