Up to date: February 27, 2018 eight:31 pm
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal responded to deputy CM Manish Sisodia’s letter and maintained that there used to be “no strike by means of any phase of forms” and steered Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to “achieve out without delay to the workers” since “higher duty” remained with him after the alleged assault on leader secretary Anshu Prakash came about at his place of dwelling.
The LG added that he could be making all efforts to revive “a way of safety among the federal government workers.”
In the meantime, AAP attacked the LG, claiming that the alleged assault on Delhi minister Imran Hussain on February 20 used to be a “conspiracy hatched on the Delhi LG area by means of the LG, leader secretary and IAS affiliation.”
Noting that the alleged assault, which came about final Monday, “despatched surprise waves via all sections of presidency workers in now not handiest Delhi but in addition in all the nation”, the LG stated that he met quite a lot of carrier associations after assembly the CM and his council of ministers on February 24. The LG place of work, in a remark stated, “He additionally famous that during his lengthy occupation in executive, he does now not recall there being such a lot of rift between the elected executive and forms, regardless of Delhi having observed governments of various hues.”
He stated, “From those conferences, the impact he gained used to be that nowadays, executive workers in Delhi really feel bodily insecure, unfortunately within the very presence of the ones, who’ve been elected to uphold democracy and rule of regulation. Up to now additionally, many officials had complained of ill-treatment by means of the elected executive.”
Responding to the allegations of “ill-treatment”, the LG steered the desire for the CM to supply management and stated, “If their religion in his skill to supply them with a secure and dignified paintings atmosphere isn’t restored, it will possibly spell havoc for governance and rule of regulation.” Whilst stressing at the want for the federal government and its workers to paintings in combination, he stated that within the earlier assembly he had argued for the wish to bridge this agree with defecit – however added that, at the identical day, an AAP MLA had “allegedly threatened the officers within the presence of the CM”.
Rubbishing the declare that there used to be a strike ongoing, he stated, “So far as (the LG) knew, there had now not been any strike by means of any phase of forms. The entire executive places of work are open and functioning…all that executive workers had been asking is they be supplied with a protected atmosphere to paintings.”
AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj reiterated that no FIR used to be lodged in an instant after the incident. He stated, “Transparent proof has emerged that the attack used to be deliberate within the assembly after which the IAS Affiliation used to be given the duty of scary and instigating different workers unions to attack Delhi ministers and different functionaries on the Delhi Secretariat…Later, within the morning, IAS Affiliation known as a gathering at best possible of CS and LG. Officials have been instigated to attack each and every MLA and Minister who may well be present in Delhi Secretariat. The officials as part of illegal meeting at Delhi Secretariat, thrashed the Minister and his personnel individuals.”