Direction given to Lieutenant Governor of NCT Delhi to discharge functions of the Central Government

On 21.05.2015, the President of India, in accordance with the provisions contained in Article 239 and Article 239AA (3)(a) of the Constitution, directed that subject to his control and further orders, the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, shall in respect of matters connected with ‘Public Order’, ‘Police’, ‘Land’ and ‘Services’, exercise the powers and discharge the functions of the Central Government, to the extent delegated to him from time to time by the President.

Provided that the Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi may, in his discretion, obtain the views of the Chief Minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in regard to the matter of ‘Services’ wherever he deems it appropriate.

-Ministry of Home Affairs

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