Centre Feeling Insecure as Kejriwal 'Emerging as an Alternative' to Modi: Sisodia on GNCTD Bill

26th Mar,2021


Centre Feeling Insecure as Kejriwal 'Emerging as an Alternative' to Modi: Sisodia on GNCTD Bill


Sisodia also said that the AAP dispensation is taking legal opinion on the issue to decide the future course of action.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia Thursday hammered the Centre over the GNCTD bill asserting that it is feeling unreliable as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is "arising as another option" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi". He likewise said that the AAP administration is taking lawful assessment on the issue to choose the future game-plan.

"Wherever Delhi's model of administration is being talked about. The BJP government at the Centre is feeling uncertain on the grounds that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is arising as an option in contrast to Narendra Modi. Thusly, this bill has been pushed to sabotage the chosen government," Sisodia told a question and answer session. "We are taking legitimate assessment on the issue to choose future strategy," he added. Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 regardless of commotion and walkout from the Opposition. The bill, normally known as the NCT Bill, was passed by Lok Sabha on March 22.

This bill looks to give more powers to the Delhi Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) contrasted with the chosen government and will make it obligatory for the Delhi government to take the assessment of the L-G prior to making any leader move, a move that the Delhi government says will subvert individuals' command and the chosen legislature of the public capital. Aside from this, the bill likewise makes it clear the "public authority" in Delhi implies the "Lieutenant Governor".