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Office of profit case: Cong demands disqualification of 20 AAP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A delegation of the today the Chief Commissioner and demanded immediate disqualification of 20 MLAs in an office of profit case.

The delegation was led by Maken.

"By appointing 20 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries, the virtually appointed 20 additional ministers, with hefty perks and benefits," Maken alleged.

The chief commissioner assured the delegation a "quick final decision" in the matter, he said.

After assuming office in Delhi, the in March 2015 appointed 20 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries to its ministers.

When the appointments were opposed by the and the Congress, the excluded the post of parliamentary secretary from the office of profit category.

The High had in September 2015 struck down the appointments.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 20:35 IST