Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

A day after the Central authorities introduced an ordinance to negate Supreme Court judgment inserting ‘providers’ beneath the management of the state authorities within the nationwide capital, AAP Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha slammed the federal government saying that it’s full violation of federalism, constitutional powers given to elected governments.

In a sequence of tweets, Chadha stated: “To overturn a well thought out, unanimous Constitution Bench judgment by a reckless political Ordinance, in complete violation of – Federalism: part of basic structure of Constitution, Constitutional Powers given Elected Governments, Principle of Accountability of Civil Services to Ministers and is not just Contempt of Court but also Contempt of the Electorate.”

His remarks got here a day after the Centre issued ordinance to negate Supreme Court verdict that gave Delhi authorities management of ‘providers’.

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

On May 11, a five-judge structure bench of the Supreme Court dominated that it’s very best 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 apart from public order, police, and land. The prime court docket careworn that if the federal government is just not 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 after the apex court docket gave the Delhi authorities management in providers issues, together with switch and posting of officers.

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