Delhi LG Anil Baijal reshuffles bureaucrats; IAS Manish Saxena appointed secretary of Arts

LG Anil Bajaj vested with power to shuffle bureaucrats serving in the national capital

The Lieutenant Governor has the authority to shuffle bureaucrats posted in the national capital.

NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor, Anil Baijal on Friday appointed 1996 batch IAS officer Manish Saxena as secretary of art, culture and language department. The new role comes in addition to her responsibilities as secretary urban development and director local bodies.

Praveen Gupta, a 1989 batch IAS officer, was made chairman-cum-MD of Delhi Financial Corporation (DFC). Rinku Dugga was made financial commissioner and DN Singh was posted as special secretary-home. Rajesh Prasad was posted as secretary, cooperation.

The L-G is vested with the authority to shuffle bureaucrats serving in the national capital. However. Both Balaji and Najeeb Jung, have had a spat with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, Arvind Kejriwal over matters of administrative jurisdiction. The CM also pushed for full statehood as his fight with the LG escalated.


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