Tagged: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal


What Is Controversial In The Proposed Delhi NCT Bill 2021?

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal slammed the proposed Delhi NCT Bill as unconstitutional and an act of vengeance by the BJP government after losing recent MCD bypolls to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

What is Delhi NCT Bill?

The Delhi National Capital Territory Of Governance (Amendment) Bill 2021 gives more powers to the Lieutenant Governor (LG). First, the Delhi government would have to adhere to a timeline to refer proposals relating to legislature and administration to the LG.

Highlights of the Delhi NCT Bill

• LG’s opinion has been made mandatory for Delhi government to implement it decisions including those taken by the cabinet

• LG is free to make an opinion and take independent decisions in the matters his opinion is sought

• In laws framed by the assembly, the government would mean LG

• The assembly and its committees are deprived of the power to review the administrative decisions by the LG. Also, any rules formed in violation will be cancelled

The proposed amendments will bring the Delhi government at par with other Union Territories but Delhi Chief … Read the rest


Everyone In Delhi Will Get Ration At Subsidised Rates From Next Week

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the government had directed all fair price shops to give ration at subsidised rate to all non-ration cardholders. They will start getting monthly ration from middle of the next week.

Subsidised ration to all

In Delhi, there are 7.5 lakh ration cardholders and the number of people who have applied for ration cards is 6.5 lakh. The government has decided to give benefit of subsidised ration to all. There are many poor people who don’t have ration cards. The government has made a website for registering all those that are needy. They will get ration after registration.

Registration is required to keep track of people that are getting ration. Also, it is needed to prevent fraudsters from taking advantage of the subsidised ration. In the last day, over 50,000 people got registered to get 5kg ration per person.

Free meal for public

CM Arvind Kejriwal said that the government had made arrangement for providing free meal to more than 10,00,000 people. Also, the CM praised the NGOs and religious organizations that were serving free meal to people. He said that he wanted everyone … Read the rest