The GNCTD bill is known as the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Bill, 2021. This bill was passed amid the uproar by the opposition leaders. On March 24, 2021, Rajya Sabha has passed this bill. As the bill giving primacy to Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor over the elected government. In the context of this bill, Delhi’s Minister Arvind Kejriwal termed it as a sad day for the Indian democracy. He further said that the AAP dispersion will continue to struggle to restore power to Dekhites as Rajya Sabha passed by a voice vote the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Amendment Bill, 2021. Those who are unaware of this Bill let’s have a look at it in detail.
This bill passed in the Rajya Sabha states that the government which is referred to in any law to be passed by the legislative assembly. The Delhi government must obtain the opinion of the LG before implementing any policy decision. The bill was implemented that will promote harmonious relations between the legislature and the executive, and further define the responsibilities and the executive, and further define the responsibilities of the elected government and the L-G in line with the constitutional scheme of governance of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
Arvind Kejriwal on this bill
The CM of Delhi has slammed the Central Government for the passage of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Bill, 2021 in the Rajya Sabha. The AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that it is a dark day for democracy. Even the CM has marked this day as a dark day. In a recent tweet, the CM of Delhi said that We will continue our struggle to restore power back to the people. The CM has added that they will continue to work over the issue.
Hustle in between Delhi government and LG
The CM of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal and LG Najeeb Jung has a tussle in between them. As being in between the power tussle both of them has in 2015. He said there that I am the government here. There CM has written a letter to him in which he said that the constitutional definition of government is the Lieutenant Governor. After this bill, CM called it a sad day for the democracy and said the central government has cheated the citizens.