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AAP vs Centre battle to be heard in two courts today

New Delhi, May 29 :  The bitter power struggle between the Centre and the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has led to two court cases that will be heardon Friday

 Both cases- one in the Delhi High Court and the other in the Supreme Court- are related to  a controversial home ministry notification that said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has limited powers in Delhi.
The Delhi High Court will  Kejriwal’s petition challenging the notification, which states that the Chief Minister has no role in the appointment of bureaucrats.
The High Court had, earlier this week, called the notification ‘suspect’ and said  Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung, who represents the Centre, is “bound to act upon the aid and advice” of the Delhi council of Ministers.
The ‘suspect’ word has been challenged by the Centre in the Supreme Court, which will hear the case on Friday.
Kejriwal alleges that the ruling BJP at the Centre wants to govern Delhi by proxy, though the party has only three legislators in the Delhi Assembly as against 67 of the Aam Aadmi Party, which made a sweeping victory in the last Assembly elections./IBNS

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