Punjab Governor lambasts CM Bhagwant Mann on numerous points, together with process for sending lecturers to Singapore for coaching
Ruchika M Khanna
Chandigarh, February 13
Amidst souring of relations between the Punjab Governor and Aam Aadmi Occasion authorities, Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit has once more hit out on the AAP authorities by questioning numerous selections taken by the federal government up to now couple of weeks, together with lack of transparency in choosing lecturers to be despatched to Singapore for coaching.
In a letter to the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Purohit has questioned the appointment of “tainted” individual as chairperson of Punjab Infotech, saying he was accused in a property grabbing case and kidnapping case.
In his letter, the Governor has requested the CM to ship him the standards and particulars of whole choice course of. “Please additionally give element if it was extensively revealed all through Punjab. As per information experiences for the reason that first batch has come again, please let me have particulars of whole expenditure incurred on travelling and boarding lodging and bills in the direction of coaching,” says the letter.
Lambasting the CM additional, the Governor has stated that “… in one of many letters addressed to me you had talked about that due to the heavy mandate by the folks of Punjab you’re the CM, I totally agree with you on this rely however you must also hold it in thoughts that folks of the State elected you for working the administration as per the Structure and never as per whims and fancies. As per Article 167 of the Structure of India you’re sure to furnish me full particulars and knowledge requested by me, however you haven’t furnished the identical and by no means cared to answer and handled all my queries with contempt. To take care of cordial relations I’ve not revealed these letters to press as a result of I believed you’ll fulfil the mandate of the structure however now it seems to me that you’ve determined to disregard my letters and I’m compelled to launch these letters to the press/media,” he stated.
The Governor has questioned the federal government’s silence in his letter concerning non disbursal of scholarship by the Authorities and to take away the illegally appointed Vice Chancellor of PAU.
Elevating the difficulty of former Chandigarh SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal, the Governor has accused the CM of selecting to disregard all misdeeds of the officer and selling him. “You haven’t solely promoted him but in addition posted him as Commissioner of Jalandhar and that too the orders being issued simply earlier than January 26, realizing very nicely that Governor is to unfurl the nationwide flag at Jalandhar. I needed to instruct the DGP that officer involved ought to keep distance throughout the ceremony. On this problem evidently this officer was your blue-eyed boy and also you selected to disregard details that had been dropped at your discover by this workplace,” he stated.
The Governor has stated he had questioned the presence of Naval Aggarwal in conferences of senior officers, the place delicate and confidential issues of safety of the nation are mentioned. “I’ve not acquired any reply until date. My letters asking for particulars of commercials the place you had been requested for full particulars can also be maybe mendacity in chilly storage. There are various different factors however I’ve chosen to spotlight 5 delicate and vital factors overlaying security and safety of the State and nation. The details about these factors was requested by me in addition to two factors already requested by me. Your entire info which has been sought by me might no less than now be furnished inside a fortnight. Should you fail to offer this info throughout the stipulated time interval as already adequate time has handed I shall be compelled to take authorized recommendation for additional motion, since I’m obligation sure to guard the Structure,” he stated.