Kejriwal points the finger at LG, PM as chikungunya toll trips to 3

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New Delhi, Sep 13: Amid mounting feedback over spread of vector-borne maladies in the city, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today tried to pass the buck, saying the Delhi government was “unequipped for purchasing a pen” as he and his Cabinet partners stand “completely stripped of forces.”

Kejriwal, who came back from Punjab yesterday, said Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ought to be “addressed” over the issue as forces rested with them.

“CM n min left wid no force now, even to purchase a pen. LG n PM appreciate all forces wrt Del. LG abroad. Question them for Del, (sic)” he tweeted.

As the city reels under a noteworthy wellbeing emergency, basically the whole Delhi Cabinet is absent from activity as clergymen including Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain, Gopal Rai and Imran Hussain are out of station.

While the Chief Minister is planned to experience a throat operation in Bengaluru today, his delegate Sisodia is in Finland to study its instruction framework.

Jain, who holds the Health portfolio, is visiting survey bound Goa, Rai is in Chhattisgarh and Hussain is on Haj journey. Just Water clergyman Kapil Mishra is positioned in the national capital.

Three people have passed on due to chikungunya in Delhi.

While one demise was accounted for yesterday, two more fatalities were recorded today. The Dengue and Malaria toll stand at nine and two separately.

Sisodia said authorities of the Delhi government were occupied with taking after the “LG’s guidelines” of experiencing the documents of the previous year and a half and sending these to him.

“Officers don’t come to gatherings called by clergymen.

They stay far from their workplaces for the duration of the day. On the off chance that the nation has columnists who are not in the ‘Modi school of news coverage’, they ought to choose who the legislature is- – LG or Chief Minister

“In the event that they trust LG has every one of the forces in Delhi then he ought to be considered mindful in these cases. Where did the LG vanish in the wake of putting pointless and sluggish officers in charge of the Health office in the city,” the Deputy CM said in a progression of tweets.

The Delhi High Court, in its August 4 decision, had held that the Lt Governor was the regulatory leader of the national capital, along these lines dismissing the AAP government’s dispute that the Governor will undoubtedly act just on the guide and counsel of the CM and his gathering of pastors.