In AAP vs Delhi Lt Governor, Probe Into Buy Of Buses New Flashpoint
Delhi’s Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena has authorized a probe into the acquisition of 1,000 low-floor buses by the Delhi authorities, escalating friction with the Aam Aadmi Get together authorities headed by Arvind Kejriwal within the nationwide capital. The Delhi authorities has hit again saying that the probe was politically motivated and that the Lieutenant-Governor ought to first clear his title from the corruption expenses levelled towards him.
The Central Bureau of Investigation, or CBI, has been tasked to conduct the inquiry into the acquisition of 1,000 low-floor buses by Delhi Transport Company, officers mentioned.
The choice at hand over the case to the probe company was taken following a advice by chief secretary Naresh Kumar.
The Lieutenant-Governor had obtained a grievance in June alleging corruption and irregularity within the appointment of the Delhi transport minister as chairman of the committee associated to tendering and buy of buses and the appointment of Delhi Built-in Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) because the administration guide to allegedly facilitate irregularities within the buy of the buses.
Following the grievance final 12 months, the tender for bus buy was cancelled.