Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal skipped weekly Friday meeting with LG VK Saxena amid CBI raid on Sisodia house. (PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal skipped his weekly meeting with LG VK Saxena thanks to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids on Delhi ministers within the metropolis in reference to the alleged irregularities in the Excise Policy 2021-22.
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For the second time this year, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal skipped his weekly meeting with LG VK Saxena due to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids on Delhi ministers in the metropolis in reference to the alleged irregularities within the Excise Policy 2021-22, per news organisation PTI.
On Friday, Kejriwal skipped the meeting with LG amid the escalated tensions over a CBI raid on his deputy Manish Sisodia‘ residence, whereas he conjointly ignored another meeting last month once the LG suggested a look into alleged violations of rules and procedural lapses in the implementation of the Excise Policy 2021-22.
In Delhi, the policy was enforced by the Kejriwal government with the gap of liquor retailers across town by private vendors designated through auction in November 2021.
AAP sources told PTI that there was no regular meeting thanks to the Janmashtami competition yesterday, but LG office sources claimed that Delhi CM failed to return for the meeting with Saxena.
thus far, the office had conducted raids at thirty one locations across the country, as well as the Sisodia house over alleged irregularities within the execution of the Excise Policy 2021-22. The CBI sleuths have conjointly registered a case against fifteen folks including Manish Sisodia, many Excise officials, and liquor traders.
CBI raids Delhi Minister Manish Sisodia’ residence
Sisodia, who oversees the excise department, faces charges of corruption within the liquor policy. the costs are refuted by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) administration. The AAP and also the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) engaged during a verbal battle as a results of the raids.
Delhi LG VK Saxena filed a grievance with the CBI in Gregorian calendar month this year, asking them to research variety of processes that were allegedly modified to favor personal liquor barons and sure people. the premise for LG Saxena’ complaint was a report from the cabinet minister dated Gregorian calendar month eight that mentioned perks given to non-public liquor barons “in position of monetary edges to people at the best level up to the minister answerable of excise associated finance”.
The investigation agency named fifteen suspects, as well as Sisodia, in an FIR, filed within the case. The raid on Sisodia’ home occurred in conjunction with claims that Delhi’ excise policy had abnormalities; this occurred as tensions between the 2 parties were rising as they ready to vie in the future elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
“We welcome CBI. can provide full cooperation within the investigation in order that the reality will take off soon. until now, several cases are filed against American state however nothing has return out. Nothing will come out of it either. My work can not be stopped for agood education in the country,” Sisodia tweeted.