Union House Minister Amit Shah’s announcement that staff of the Chandigarh Union Territory management will the similar advantages as Central executive staff has had the political events in Punjab — the ruling Aam Aadmi Birthday party and the opposition Akali Dal and Congress — up in hands. All alleged that it dilutes Punjab’s declare on Chandigarh and is in opposition to the spirit of federalism. AAP alleged it was once a panic response by means of the BJP after its giant victory within the state.
Previous on Sunday, Mr Shah mentioned the provider prerequisites of staff of the Chandigarh UT management will likely be aligned to that of the central civil products and services, which is able to building up their retirement age and make allowance extra kid care go away to girls.
Mentioning that the workers are going to “get advantages in a large approach,” Mr Shah mentioned “the retirement age of staff within the Union Territory will now cross up from 58 to 60 years. Girls staff will now get kid care go away of 2 years from the present three hundred and sixty five days.
Inaugurating a slew of initiatives of the Chandigarh Police, Mr Shah made the announcement, pronouncing it was once a “lengthy pending call for of staff of the Chandigarh management”.
“Nowadays, the Modi executive has made a gigantic resolution… The next day a notification will likely be issued and from the approaching monetary 12 months (April 1) you’re going to get the convenience,” Mr Shah mentioned.
Whilst there was once no response from Leader Minister Bhagwant Mann or his ministers, senior AAP chief and Delhi’s Deputy Leader Minister Manish Sisodia mentioned that BJP is “scared” of the upward thrust of AAP.
“From 2017 to 2022 Congress dominated Punjab. Amit Shah did not remove Chandigarh powers then. Once AAP shaped Government in Punjab, Amit Shah took away Chandigarh’s products and services,” Mr Sisodia tweeted.
From 2017 to 2022 Congress dominated Punjab.
Amit Shah did not remove Chandigarh powers then.
Once AAP shaped Government in Punjab, Amit Shah took away Chandigarh’s products and services.
BJP is frightened of AAP emerging footprint. https://t.co/8Dnex4rcWG
— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) March 27, 2022
AAP had previous accused the Centre of making an attempt to keep watch over the bureaucrats in Delhi. The subject is pending within the Preferrred courtroom.
In a tweet, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Daljit Singh Cheema mentioned, “MOH’s (Ministry of House Affairs) resolution to impose central executive regulations on staff of Chandigarh is in violation of the spirit of the Punjab Reorg (Reorganisation) Act and will have to be reconsidered.”
“This implies denial of proper of Capital to Punjab for ever. After adjustments within the BBMB (Bhakra Beas Control Board) regulations, that is some other giant blow to the rights of Punjab,” learn some other tweet.
MOH’s resolution to impose central executive regulations on staff of Chandigarh is in violation of the spirit of Punjab Reorg act and will have to be reconsidered. This implies denial of proper of Capital to Punjab for ever. After adjustments in BBMB, that is some other giant blow to the rights of Punjab.
— Dr Daljit S Cheema (@drcheemasad) March 27, 2022
Mr Cheema later instructed the media that Chandigarh being the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, an “adhoc association of UT (Union Territory) was once made”.
“Sixty according to cent staff are of Punjab and the remainder of Haryana… on the time of reorganisation, it was once agreed that Punjab executive regulations can be acceptable on staff of the UT. This resolution of the Centre is dictatorial and has been taken with out consulting the state of Punjab,” he was once quoted as pronouncing by means of information company Press Agree with of India.
“Nowadays’s resolution is a conspiracy to dilute Punjab’s declare on Chandigarh. We oppose it,” he mentioned, including “the verdict is in opposition to the spirit of federalism”.
Congress chief Sukhpal Singh Khaira mentioned his birthday celebration additionally condemns the verdict.
“We strongly condemn dictatorial resolution of BJP to usurp upon the rights of Punjab over keep watch over of Chandigarh. It belongs to Punjab and this unilateral resolution isn’t just a right away assault on federalism but in addition assault on Punjab’s percentage of 60 according to cent keep watch over over UT,” he tweeted.
Mr Khaira additionally tweeted that “I want to remind BJP, Chandigarh is a disputed territory with Punjab’s declare justified by means of Rajiv-Longowal Accord… Its a deceit and dishonest by means of non not up to a central authority”.