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AAP leader accepts sack order, returns salary of Rs 2.50

 New Delhi, April 18: A day after his appointment as Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s adviser was cancelled, Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha on Wednesday said he had returned Rs 2.50 he received as “salary” for 75 days he was on the post in 2016. The Delhi government’s General Administration Department (GAD), citing a Home Ministry letter dated April 10, on Tuesday cancelled the appointment of nine advisers and consultants in various departments, including that of Chadha as Adviser (finance). 

In a letter to the Ministry, Chadha said that he was appointed to the post from January 15 to March 31 in 2016 to assist Sisodia in the preparation of the 2016-17 Budget. “…I accept my retrospective sacking from the post I held for 75 days two years ago,” he said in the letter, tagging along a draft for Rs 2.50.  (IANS)