New Delhi: The Lt. Governor's office on Saturday strongly rebutted charges levelled by Delhi Ministers Satyendra Jain and Kapil Mishra that they had not been received because they did not have appointments.
In a statement, the Lt. Governor's office said, "The Hon'ble Minister Sh. Satyendra Jain and Hon'ble Minister Sh. Kapil Mishra came to the Lt. Governor's office at 11.45 a.m. on 17th September without either seeking prior appointment from the Lt. Governor or intimating him of their visit.
“The Lt. Governor's office came to know of their visit only through the media gathered outside, who had prior intimation that they were going to visit the Lt. Governor's office.
“Secretary to Lt. Governor met the Hon'ble Ministers since the Lt. Governor's office is operational on all days of the week.
“However, they neither submitted any letter nor gave any representation to the Lt. Governor.
“It is regrettable that at a time when Delhi is facing such a serious public health crisis, the elected government is choosing to politicise the issue instead of providing succour to the public.
“The Lt. Governor's office is keeping a close watch on the health situation in Delhi and is getting regular updates on the situation from the chief secretary and Secretary (H & FW), GNCTD,” the statement said.