After Mann, Mamata, Delhi CM Kejriwal To Also Skip NITI Aayog Meeting Chaired By PM Modi

After Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, their Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal can be set to skip the eighth Governing Council Assembly of NITI Aayog within the nationwide capital on Saturday in protest in opposition to the Centre’s ordinance on management of providers in Delhi. In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, he remarked that the goals of NITI Aayog are to create a imaginative and prescient of India and promote cooperative federalism however democracy has been “attacked” in the previous few years by the Modi authorities.

“The way in which democracy has been attacked in the previous few years, non-BJP governments are being toppled, damaged up or not allowed to work, that is neither our imaginative and prescient of India nor cooperative federalism,” the letter, initially written in Hindi, states.

“For the previous few years, a message is being given throughout the nation – if folks kind a authorities of a non-BJP social gathering in any state, it is not going to be tolerated,” Kejriwal claimed.


In reference to the Delhi providers row, the Chief Minister remarked, “After eight years of preventing, the folks of Delhi gained the battle within the Supreme Court docket, the folks of Delhi received justice. In simply eight days, you overturned the order of the Supreme Court docket by passing an ordinance. So immediately if any officer of the Delhi authorities doesn’t work, the (AAP) authorities elected by the folks can not take any motion relating to it.”

“How will such a authorities work? That is utterly paralysing the federal government. Why do you wish to paralyse the Delhi authorities? Is that this the imaginative and prescient of India? Is that this cooperative federalism?” he questioned PM Modi, additional remarking, “Individuals are asking – If the Prime Minister doesn’t settle for even the Supreme Court docket, then the place will the folks go for justice?”

CM Kejriwal went on to request Prime Minister Modi to let “non-BJP governments work” and “respect” the current Supreme Court docket verdict on the Delhi authorities’s rights to make sure that cooperative federalism continues to develop within the nation.

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Punjab CM Mann, Bengal CM Mamata To Additionally Skip eighth Governing Council Assembly Of NITI Aayog

Earlier within the day, Aam Aadmi Occasion’s Punjab unit chief spokesperson Malvinder Singh Kang stated Chief Minister Bhagwant has taken up with the Centre the demand to launch Rs 3,600 crore excellent rural improvement fund (RDF), “however the Centre has been sitting over it”. Therefore, CM Mann is not going to attend the Niti Aayog assembly within the nationwide capital on Saturday to “protest the alleged discrimination in opposition to the state by the Centre over the difficulty of grant of funds”, information company PTI reported.

“The Centre is discriminating in opposition to Punjab…so in protest, the chief minister is not going to be going for the NITI Aayog assembly,” Kang stated.

“Typically it’s the RDF situation, generally it’s worth discount imposed by the Centre on wheat crops broken on account of premature rains, GST compensation delay, generally it’s the coal situation..they ‘discriminate’ in opposition to Punjab. However we wish to inform them that the nation runs in response to the Structure,” Kang informed PTI.

Earlier, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee determined to skip the assembly, PTI reported citing a senior official on the state secretariat. The choice got here a day after the TMC introduced that it’ll boycott the inauguration of the brand new Parliament constructing in Delhi On Might 28.

“The Bengal CM will not be taking part within the Niti Aayog scheduled in New Delhi on Might 27,” the bureaucrat stated.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the eighth Governing Council assembly of NITI Aayog on Might 27. The assembly will deliberate on a number of points together with, well being, talent improvement, ladies empowerment and infrastructure improvement, with an intention to make India a developed nation by 2047.

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