Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. Photograph:( Others )
The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Lieutenant governor, Delhi Government, Privileges Committee and Question and Answer Committee of Delhi Assembly to respond to a petition filed by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.
Chief secretary Anshu Prakash had filed a plea challenging a notice of the Delhi Assembly.
The Question and Reference Committee of Delhi Assembly had recommended privilege proceedings against the chief secretary for contempt of House on February 21 after he skipped the meeting called by the committee.
The Delhi court seeks a reply from the authorities within two weeks.
The matter of the case will be heard on April 11.
Delhi HC issues notice to LG, Delhi govt, Privileges Committee & Question and Answer Committee of Delhi Assembly to respond on plea filed by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, replies to be filed within 2 weeks. Matter to be heard on 11 April.— ANI (@ANI) March 5, 2018
Delhi High Court observes that the elected Delhi government and bureaucracy should have made efforts to calm tempers and such notices to Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash to appear before the Committee of Privileges add fuel to fire.— ANI (@ANI) March 5, 2018