Arvind Kejriwal and Anil Baijal
Arvind Kejriwal and Anil Baijal

Kejriwal, Sisodia to meet LG tomorrow

ANI | Updated: Jul 05, 2018 23:21 IST

New Delhi [India], Jul 5 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Chief Minister">Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will meet Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday at 3 pm.
The Chief Minister and Chief Minister">Deputy Chief Minister will meet Baijal for the first time after the Supreme Court's verdict on the tussle between the Centre and the elected government in the National Capital Region (NCR).
The top court on Wednesday pronounced its verdict in the ongoing tussle between the Centre and the elected government of Delhi and said that the L-G's role cannot be obstructionist.
Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who headed the five-judge bench comprising A.K. Sikri, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, said: "L-G cannot act independently unless where the Constitution allows. L-G cannot be an obstructionist."
CJI Misra said the L-G must work harmoniously with the state and the council of ministers has to be constantly aligned.
"L-G cannot act independently unless where the Constitution allows. L-G cannot be an obstructionist, he must take advice from the Council of Ministers. The Council has to inform the L-G of its decisions. The L-G must work harmoniously with the state, the L-G and council of ministers have to be constantly aligned. There is no space for anarchy," the CJI said.
The power tussle between the Delhi government and the Lieutenant Governor has been on since the formation of the AAP government in the state. (ANI)

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