Najeeb Jung tendered his resignation as the elected official of city on Thursday. Jung’s resignation brings an era of skirmishes, between any authorities and someone at Constitutional position appointed by the President, to an end.
Jung, whose tenure was marked with run-ins with city Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, had near quite a year and a to travel for his term to finish and also the reason for his resignation isn’t nevertheless celebrated. However, in his resignation letter, Jung thanked Kejriwal and also the people of city for “unstinted support from them, that successively helped run the administration in city swimmingly and effortlessly.”
Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit said that the resignation mustn’t be seen as the rest apart from what it’s. Political observers have aforesaid that the continued battle with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in city would have eventually worn the LG out.
An eventful year in terms of city politics, 2016 saw a brand new chapter within the AAP versus central government tussle continued the drama of last year once the Anti-Corruption Branch was “hijacked” and Kejriwal’s workplace was raided — with consultants saying development had suffered and this example has to be corrected once and for all.
This year saw a severe black eye to the AAP once the tribunal recognized Jung as the body head of the Delhi government. This prompted Jung to line up a panel to probe over four hundred files associated with varied selections taken by the Delhi government ever since returning to power, that it known as “illegal”. However, the AAP government quickly touched the Supreme Court against the four August high court decision and hopes to gain back lost ground in 2017.