India 9 Advisers To Delhi Government Sacked By Union Home Ministry

15:26  17 april  2018
15:26  17 april  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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Home Ministry says these posts hadn't been approved by the centre as required under a 1997 circular © Getty Home Ministry says these posts hadn't been approved by the centre as required under a 1997 circular

New Delhi: The centre has set up another confrontation with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, cancelling appointment of nine advisers and consultants of the Aam Aadmi Party government because the finance ministry had not sanctioned the posts.

The nine include Atishi Marlena, the adviser to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who AAP says, was appointed on a token monthly salary of just Re 1 to help the government improve education standards at schools.

"No prior approval of the Central Government has been taken for creation of said posts on which these persons have been appointed on co-terminus basis, which is a requirement as per Home Ministry's PM dated 3.9.1997," the Home Ministry said in an order.

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"Creation of posts by Delhi Cabinet for accommodating these appointees is void ab-initio, being done by an agency not competent under the law to do so. Since creation of these posts by and subsequent appointments on these posts are not valid, all previous orders regarding creation of these posts are not valid, all previous orders regarding creation of these posts and appointments made against them are hereby cancelled," the order added. 

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