Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

Days after the Centre introduced an ordinance to negate the Supreme Court’s judgement putting ‘companies’ below the management of the town authorities, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday stated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has prolonged assist to the AAP in struggle towards “injustice”.

Kejriwal made the remarks after Nitish Kumar, alongside along with his deputy and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Tejashwi Yadav, met him at his residence right here. The two have been additionally accompanied by Janata Dal-U President Lallan Singh and RJD Rajya Sabha member Manoj Jha.

Talking to media individuals after the assembly, Kejriwal stated: “I thank Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav for coming to us. The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court had given all the powers to the Delhi government by 5-0, which after eight days the Centre overturned by bringing an ordinance, and gave all the power to Lt Governor. It is against the Constitution.”

“Today when Nitish Kumar ji came, we had a detailed discussion and he said we are in your support. Nitish Kumar Ji said that he is standing with the people of Delhi and will fight together against the Centre in this injustice.”

The AAP chief additionally stated that as Kumar is making an attempt to carry all of the opposition events collectively and if all of the opposition comes collectively in Rajya Sabha, then it is going to be an enormous victory.

“If the Centre brings this ordinance in the form of a bill and all non-BJP parties come together, then this bill can be defeated in the Rajya Sabha. If this happens, then it will be a semi-final and in 2024 a clear message will go that the BJP government is leaving, ” he added.

Kejriwal additionally stated that he’ll go to fulfill the presidents of all opposition events with this formal request.

“The day after tomorrow, there is a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata, ” he added.

Nitish Kumar criticised the Centre for bringing the ordinance after the Supreme Court verdict within the matter.

Taking a pot shot on the centre, the Janata Dal-United chief requested: “How can you take away an elected government’s power. Look at the Constitution and see what is right. Whatever he (Kejriwal) is saying is right. We are completely with him.”

The Bihar Chief Minister stated that Kejriwal is doing good work in Delhi and it is stunning that his authorities is being stopped from doing it.

“It is reason why we are saying that all (opposition parties) in the country should come together, ” he stated.

The JD-U chief assured that he’ll make efforts to carry opposition events collectively in assist of Kejriwal.

“We will hold further meetings. We are trying to ensure that the maximum number of opposition parties come together and a nationwide campaign is launched to demand that laws are followed and there is mutual harmony and brotherhood in the country, ” he stated.

He additionally stated that efforts are being made to create conflicts amongst individuals.

“Such things should be stopped, ” he stated.

To a query, Nitish Kumar stated he may also converse to the Congress management on the problem of the ordinance.

“I don’t think anybody will oppose it (supporting Kejriwal). We will talk to them, ” he stated.

Tejashwi Yadav alleged that the Centre is “continuously troubling and harassing” non-BJP governments in several states.

“We have come here to extend our support to Kejriwal. The BJP government is doing injustice to him, ” he stated.

The RJD chief stated that the way in which the Centre is harassing the Kejriwal authorities in Delhi and governments of different events in several states just isn’t justified in any respect.

“There is a clear threat to democracy. They want to change the Constitution and we will not let that happen at all, ” he stated.

“The more they (Centre) trouble and harass Kejriwal, the stronger he will become. I can say with full confidence that the BJP will never return to power in Delhi, ” he added.

This is second assembly of Kejriwal with Nitish Kumar in simply over a month. The JD-U chief had earlier met Kejriwal right here on April 12 as a part of his efforts to carry all opposition events collectively forward of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

The Central authorities has introduced an ordinance to arrange a everlasting authority often called the National Capital Civil Service Authority, whose Chairperson will the Delhi Chief Minister, and comprise the Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary, Home, to make suggestions to the Delhi LG relating to issues regarding switch posting, vigilance and different incidental issues. However, in case of distinction of opinion, the choice of the LG shall be last.

On May 11, a five-judge structure bench of the Supreme Court dominated that it’s superb to carry {that a} democratically elected Delhi authorities ought to have management over its officers and the LG is certain by the recommendation of the elected authorities in all the things aside from public order, police, and land.

The prime courtroom burdened that if the federal government just isn’t in a position to management and maintain to account the officers posted in its service, then its duty in the direction of the legislature in addition to the general public is diluted.

The ordinance got here days after the courtroom verdict.

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