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HC seeks Delhi's response to PIL on 21 parliamentary secretaries

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, July 2: The Delhi High Court has again sought responses from the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt. Governor jeeb Jung on a plea against the move to appoint 21 AAP legislators as parliamentary secretaries. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant th asked them to file their responses by October 7. On May 20 also, the court had asked for the response by July 1, but none of the parties filed their replies. The Delhi government’s counsel Raman Duggal told the high court that the 21 parliamentary secretaries were not holding offices of profit and that no facilities were given to them. The Delhi assembly recently passed a bill to allow 21 Aam Aadmi Party legislators to continue as parliamentary secretaries, the counsel said. (IANS)

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