New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said the Aam Aadmi Party government would have done a lot more work in the national capital but for the “obstacles” put up by the central government.
“We have done lots of work in Delhi in the last one and a half years. We would have done four times more if the central government had not created obstacles for us,” Kejriwal said in response to a question during his maiden interactive session “Talk to AK”.
He added: “Eleven officers were transferred from Delhi recently. Out of 39 posts, 20 are lying vacant in Delhi. Even from my office, an officer was transferred without informing me. An officer can’t be transferred from the CM’s office without consulting him.”
He also alleged the central government wanted to paralyse the Delhi government.
“The central government wanted to paralyse the Delhi government to stall the development of Delhi. But I want to assure everyone that we will continue to work and hire experts from outside if officers are not provided by the central government,” he said.