CM Kejriwal Reacts After Lok Sabha Passes
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the BJP of
backstabbing the people of the national capital after Lok Sabha passed a bill
to replace an ordinance promulgated for handling the transfers and postings of
senior officers in the city government.
lashed out at the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and urged people not to
believe anything the PM says.
always promised to give full statehood to Delhi. In 2014, Modi himself said
that on becoming the prime minister, he would give full statehood to Delhi. But
today these people stabbed the people of Delhi in the back. Don’t believe
anything said by Modiji from now on,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.
of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023, was passed by
Lok Sabha on Thursday amid a walkout by opposition parties.
Delhi services bill was passed after a nearly four-hour-long debate which was
replied to by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Shah made it
clear that the central government has the power to make laws on Union
territories and Delhi, being a Union Territory, the Centre enjoys full rights
to make rules also.
the House debated on the bill, Kejriwal said earlier in the day that Home
Minister Shah did not have a single valid argument in favour of bringing the
bill, and asserted that the opposition bloc INDIA will never let it happen.
debate in Lok Sabha, Shah said the BJP and the Congress had ruled the national
capital without any confrontation, but problems arose only in 2015 when a
government came that had no intention to serve but only to fight with the
Services bill to enslave
his first reaction after the introduction of the bill, Kejriwal said this is a
bill to enslave people of Delhi. “Today I heard Amit Shah ji speaking
in Lok Sabha on the bill which snatches away the rights of the people of Delhi.
They do not have a single valid argument to support the bill… They also know
that they are doing wrong. This bill is a bill to enslave the people of Delhi.
This is a bill that makes them helpless and helpless. INDIA will never let this
happen,” he said in a tweet in Hindi.