Refused assent to bill, Kejriwal targets Modi; says PM not allowing Delhi Assembly to work

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Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him “if he was not allowing the Delhi Assembly to function because he was not able to digest the defeat?”

Kejriwal backed his accusation by citing the example of Modi, who, the CM said, also blames Congress President Sonia Gandhi for not letting the Parliament work.

“Why is Modi ji only behind disqualifying Delhi Parliament Secretaries. Haryana, Punjab, Gujarat and others have Parl Secy posts too,” he told news agency ANI.

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The comments come after President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday withheld assent to a bill passed by the Delhi government in June 2015 to exempt the post of parliamentary secretary from the purview of an office-of-profit with retrospective effect.

The AAP government in Delhi had appointed 21 of its MLAs on the post of P…

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