Let’s call ‘truce’: L-G Jung hosts lunch for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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New Delhi: In denote of a probable rapprochement, Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday hosted a lunch for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia during that a series of quarrelsome issues including functioning of Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) were discussed.

The pierce is seen as denote of a “truce” in a domestic circles between a LG and a AAP supervision that have been concerned in a sour quarrel over executive control in a inhabitant capital.

Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal. ReutersNajeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal. Reuters

Najeeb Jung and Arvind Kejriwal. Reuters

Sources pronounced it was a weekly examination assembly called by a Lt Governor that is customarily attended by Sisodia though on Wednesday Kejriwal also accompanied him.

“LG hosted a lunch for Kejriwal and his emissary Sisodia where several issues including functioning of ACB, quite a scuffle between dual ACB chiefs were discussed. Several executive issues also figured during a luncheon meeting,” an executive said.

Sources described it as a “fruitful meeting” between a Lt Governor and a Delhi Chief Minister adding a emanate of dual home secretaries was also deliberated upon.

There has been a territory fight between a executive and a city governments over appointment of Home Secretary and ACB chief. Currently dual home secretaries — one allocated by a LG and another by AAP supervision are functioning.

Similarly, dual chiefs of ACB are operative during a premier examine agency.

The hosting of lunch by Jung for Kejriwal and Sisodia came a day after a Chief Minister done a peppery conflict on a Centre, observant no supervision in story with such an overwhelming charge had been “harassed” a approach AAP management is being “targeted”.

“It never happened in a story of a universe generally after removing such a outrageous mandate. What Advaniji is observant is not wrong, it seems. Everywhere people are observant that Narendra Modi is not vouchsafing Kejriwal work,” he had pronounced in Delhi Assembly on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, Delhi supervision curtailed a powers of Lt Governor-backed ACB arch M K Meena, seeking him to usually demeanour after training work and monitoring of cases undergoing hearing compartment a high justice decides on a effect of his appointment.

The supervision has asked ACB’s Additional Commissioner SS Yadav, corroborated by Kejriwal, to manipulate a review as good as altogether functioning of a anti-graft body, days after a Delhi High Court refused to curb Meena from entering bureau as sought by a Delhi government.

PTI

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