Poll campaigning hits Delhi Cabinet's meet
New Delhi: The meeting of Delhi cabinet was
quite different on Monday. In the seven-member cabinet, only Chief
Minister Sheila Dikshit and two ministers attended it, thanks
to election campaigning in five states.
Besides Dikshit, the meeting was attended by Industries
Minister Ramakant Goswami and Women and Child Welfare Minister
Health and Urban Development Minister AK Walia, PWD
Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, Power and Food and Civil Supplies
Minister Harun Yusuf and Transport and Education Minister
Arvinder Singh Lovely were all busy campaigning for the
Congress candidates in the poll-bound states.
Dikshit, who had gone to Uttarakhand for campaigning,
came back to the city last night.
The Cabinet did not discuss any major issue but decided
to modify certain provisions in the Delhi Government Employees
Health Scheme (DGEHS) to extend cashless medical facilities at
empanelled private hospitals free of cost to former Delhi
MLAs, retired judges of the High Court, senior officers of
city government and their family members.