“Najeeb”To Examine AAP Govt’s Files But Swami”Jung”For a LG From RSS

[New Delhi]LG to Examine AAP Govt’s Files But Dr Swami Calls Him Unsuited
Lt Governor Najeeb Jung today constituted a three-member panel to examine around 400 files containing “infirmities and irregularities” in taking decisions by the AAP government Whereas Swami Demands Sangh person in Delhi,
The appointment of the panel comprising former
[1] CAG V K Shunglu,
[2]former Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalaswami and
[3]ex-Chief Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar, has come after the Delhi High Court ruled that the Lt Governor is the administrative head of the city government.
The panel has been asked to submit its final report within six weeks of its first meeting.The committee has been tasked to look into “omissions and commissions” in the decision-making process and also to fix responsibility of individuals, including civil and criminal liability, if any,
The Lt Governor has been having a long-running battle with the AAP government on a host of jurisdictional issues.
After the high court judgment, the principal secretaries and heads of department of the city government were directed by the LG to review instances where his prior approval was required as per rules, but was not obtained.
In response, around 400 files have been received by the LG’s Secretariat for ex-post facto approval of Jung and some more files are awaited.
“On preliminary scrutiny of these files, it is found that over the last one-and-a-half years several decisions taken are in violation of Acts/Rules with attendant legal and financial implications.
It will examine whether such violations were wrong, illegal and “deliberate acts of omissions/commissions”.
The panel will examine the role played by the public functionaries/officers of the Delhi Government and of any other individual related with these violations and fix responsibility,
It has been also asked to recommend “appropriate administrative/criminal/civil action as well as action for recovery of financial loss to the government exchequer, if any, by such wrong decisions against the public functionaries/officers/individuals concerned”.
The committee will recommend course of action to be taken on each of the files/proposals including whether the decisions can or cannot be regularised by the Lt Governor,
BJP’s Fire brand MP Subramanian Swamy today targeted Delhi LG Najeeb Jung, alleging he is “unsuited” for the post and pitched for a RSS person as his replacement.
“In my opinion, this LG of Delhi Mr. Jung is unsuited for this high post…….We need a Sangh person in Delhi,” he said in a tweet.
Swamy, who has previously attacked a number of high-profile people like outgoing RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan and Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, gave no reason for seeking Jung’s ouster.
He is also a trenchant critic of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal who has in the past accused Jung of targeting his government at BJP’s behest.