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AAP Vs Centre LIVE: Celebrations At Party Office After Top Court Verdict
Jul 04, 2018 14:17:01 (IST)
Full Text Of Supreme Court Verdict On Arvind Kejriwal-Led AAP Government Vs Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal
The Supreme Court today ruled that Arvind Kejriwal-led government is the final authority in Delhi, ruling that the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has no independent power to take decisions and is bound by the elected government's advice. The top court today said that the elected government is the boss of Delhi and warned that the Lieutenant Governor cannot function as "an obstructionist"; it said "there is no room for absolutism and there is no room for anarchism also." The top court made it clear that except for anything related to land, police and public order, the Lt Governor has no independent decision-making powers under the constitution. Reading out the verdict, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said the Lt Governor needs to work harmoniously with the Delhi government.

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