Arvind Kejriwal | Photo credit: ANI
As last time, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will not attend the NITI Aayog meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, but will meet his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, who is visiting various states to mobilize support against the recent Ordinance enacted by the Center to create an authority to be headed by the Chief Minister of Delhi for the transfer and posting of Group A officials in the capital, including IAS officials.
The authority which will comprise the Chief Secretary and the Home Secretary as members will make recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi not only with regard to transfer and posting but also policing and other incidental matters relating to officers. In the event of a difference of opinion, the Lieutenant Governor’s decision shall be final.
BRS sources said Rao was unlikely to attend the opening of the new parliament building on Sunday.
Mr Kejriwal in a tweet on Friday said he will meet Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Saturday in Hyderabad to seek support against the unconstitutional and undemocratic Ordinance passed by the BJP government against Court orders. Supreme. He will arrive here on a special flight, accompanied by the Minister of Education Atishi. He had already met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thakre seeking their support.
The Ordinance was issued a week after the Supreme Court handed over control of services in Delhi, excluding police, public order and land, to the elected government of the capital. The Ordinance provided for a new National Capital Civil Service Authority for transfer and disciplinary proceedings against Group A officers of the Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Nagar Haveli (Civil) Services.