Topic: Delhi ordinance
The Rajya Sabha cleared the Delhi services Bill with 131 MPs voting in favour of it and 102 opposing it.
“This is a movement to end dictatorship, to bring back democracy,” said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal while addressing thousands at a rally at Ramlila Maidan today against what his party has termed the “dictatorial ordinance” on the issue of services promulgated by the Union government last month.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann on Thursday met with their Tamil Nadu counterpart and DMK chief MK Stalin and said Stalin has assured that his party will stand by the Aam Aadmi Party against the Union government’s ordinance on control over administrative services in the national capital.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party would back her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal in his fight against the Central ordinance to control appointments and transfer of bureaucrats
Following a discussion with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday, Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, announced that his counterpart from Bihar would appeal to Opposition parties to collaborate in opposing the Narendra Modi government’s ordinance on the control of services in the national capital.