Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Delhi LG tells chief secretary to recover Rs 97 crore from AAP in 30 days for ads

In a set back for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has directed that Rs 97 crore be recovered from AAP that was allegedly "splurged" by the city government on advertisements in violation of the Supreme Court guidelines.

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Baijal also ordered an inquiry into the spending on advertisements projecting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his party and asked the chief secretary to fix responsibility. The AAP will have to reimburse the money within a month.

Out of Rs 97 crore incurred on advertisements, government has so far paid Rs 42 crore to ad agencies and the LG has directed Chief Secretary M M Kutty to get the amount reimbursed from the AAP.

The rest Rs 55 crore, which is yet to be paid by the Kejriwal government, would be given by Aam Aadmi Party to the ad agencies, according to the the LG's directions.



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1 comment:

  1. . News reports say that Lt Governor , Delhi has ordered on 29 March 2017 , recovery of a sum of rupees 97 crores from AAP on account of advertisement projecting Kejriwal and AAP, besides inquiry by Chief Secretary to be completed within a month. In this connection , readers may like to know this Vedic astrology writer’s related prediction in hitherto well known article “ 2017- an opportune year for India with major worrisome concerns in February-March and August-September” issued widely to Indian news media last year in October and November 2016. It may be alright to reproduce the connected text of the prediction from the said article :
    “ The months of February-March 2017 suggest some substantial concerns for the country. March looks to be in particular. Delhi …. may like to take more care and alertness in relation to one or more of the following :- Some political leaders may likely be unwell or may break-away or probably face some consequence of wrong-doing allegedly done in past”. Thus , it may be seen that the alert prediction fits so precisely accurate to the actual happening on the ground mentioned in the news report.