Delhi High Court Lashed out at AAP for its failure to prevent waterlogging. On Friday Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that HC should not lash out at the city government instead it should summon Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung for waterlogging problem in the city.

He said Delhi HC should ask Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung about the issue. On Thursday, the Delhi High Court warned the Delhi government officials that if the work was not completed to control waterlogging, it would be considered as the contempt of court.

To This Issue Arvind Kejriwal Tweeted:


The state government counsel claimed that the senior officials were not in their control indicating the power sharing between Lt Governor and the Delhi government but the court said that it was not concerned whether the senior officials were in control or not.

On 31 August, the court also pulled up civic agencies and the Public Works Department (PWD) on the waterlogging issue in the city and said there was “no justification for clogged drains”.

India’s national capital New Delhi came to a standstill due to waterlogging after three hours of heavy rains on Wednesday. 

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2 Sep 2016
Avni S. Singh

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