Atishi Marlena Saurabh Bharadwaj appointed ministers in Delhi govt advice CM Kejriwal Sisodia in jail Delhi Liquor scam
Delhi: President of India Draupadi Murmu on Tuesday appointed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Atishi and Saurabh Bhardwaj as ministers in the Delhi Cabinet on the advice of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, effective from the date of their swearing-in. , Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) ) informed.
In another development, “The President is pleased to accept the resignation of Manish Sisodia, a Minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, with immediate effect, on the advice of the Chief Minister of Delhi,” the MHA notification said.
The MHA said that President Murmu has also accepted the resignation of Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain with immediate effect on the advice of the Delhi Chief Minister.
Manish Sisodia, Satyendra Jain resigned as ministers in the Delhi government after their alleged involvement in corruption cases.
Sisodia, who has been named as the ‘number one’ accused in the Delhi liquor policy scam, is lodged in Tihar jail while Jain is now behind bars for several months in a money laundering case.
Former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia was on Monday sent to judicial custody till March 20, while the hearing on his bail plea will be held on March 10.
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