Delhi chief secretary Anshu Prakash today alleged that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators physically assaulted him at chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence yesterday.
While the AAP called the allegation “ludicrous”, as usual the party blamed the bureaucracy to be aligned with BJP.
Meanwhile ANI reported that IAS officers and officers of Delhi Administrative Subordinate Services are proceeding to a strike.
We have urged LG to take legal action be taken against those responsible. This is like a constitutional crisis, never seen such a thing happen in the past many years:DN Singh, Delhi Administrative Subordinate Services President on alleged assault of Delhi Chief Secy Anshu Prakash pic.twitter.com/3AsJSgzs9s
— ANI (@ANI) February 20, 2018
The events could paralyze governance on all matters of under the jurisdiction of Govement of NCT of Delhi. Given the fact that much of essential services are handled directly by centre, the common man is not expected to feel the pintch immediately. However if the strike becomes serious and becomes out of control, it can lead to complete failure of civil administration.
For a CM who claims to be an ex-administrative officer himself, this is a controversy that he could have better avoided