The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023 was handed by the Parliament on Monday, despite strong fight by the opposition events within the higher home.
The Bill on management of transfers, postings of senior officers in Delhi authorities was handed by Rajya Sabha with 131 votes in favour and 102 towards despite a strong fight by the Opposition in the course of the lengthy dialogue within the higher home.
The Bill was handed after voting was finished by way of slips after a technical glitch in automated voting machine.
The bill, which has been a degree of competition between the Aam Aadmi Party, which governs the nationwide capital, and the central authorities, was already handed by the Lok Sabha on August 3. It will change the present Central authorities’s ordinance on the switch and posting of officers, introduced in simply days after the Supreme Court gave govt powers to the Delhi authorities in service issues in May this yr.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, replying to the dialogue within the Rajya Sabha, mentioned that the Delhi Services Bill by no means violates the Supreme Court judgement and it’s aimed toward corruption-free administration in Delhi. He additionally mentioned that the Centre would not want to grab energy, as 130 crore folks have given them the ability and in addition added that the Congress is supporting the AAP solely to appease them.
The Home Minister additional mentioned that post-independence, Delhi was given an Assembly. “One should learn 239AA rigorously. The drawback is that you’ve got fought the elections of a UT, however wish to benefit from the powers of the state,” Shah mentioned. Targeting the AAP, he mentioned: “Delhi was ruled by BJP, Congress earlier than 2015, however there was by no means confrontation with the Centre.”
He additionally mentioned that such a bill can solely be launched for a Union Territory. “This is the issue of mentality that one is preventing elections of a UT however looking for powers of a state,” Shah added. He additionally identified that the bill was first introduced by the Congress when it was in energy.
“I wish to guarantee that not one of the provisions of the bill are modified from what it was within the Congress regime,” the Minister mentioned.
Shah additionally mentioned that two members (BJD’s Sasmit Patra and BJP’s Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi) are saying that they haven’t signed the movement (to be a part of choose committee) moved by AAP’s Raghav Chadha. “Now it’s a matter of investigation how the movement was signed,” Shah mentioned.
Following the remarks by Shah, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh mentioned that 4 MPs have written to him that no consent has been given by them and it will likely be enquired into.
AIADMK member Dr. M. Thambidurai additionally claimed that he has not signed on the paper and this can be a matter of privilege.
Meanwhile, the Opposition events strongly opposed the Bill in Rajya Sabha dubbing it as unconstituonal.
(With inputs from IANS)