Najeeb Jung resigns as L-G: Here's a timelime of his tussle with Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: The seeds of the tussle between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, who quit on Thursday, were sown during the 49-day AAP government rule in 2013-14. Here is how the confrontation unfolded:


9 July: Najeeb Jung appointed Lt Governor.

28 December: Kejriwal becomes chief minister.


 Najeeb Jung resigns as L-G: Heres a timelime of his tussle with Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and L-G Najeeb Jung.

3 February: Delhi Cabinet clears Jan Lokpal Bill draft.

10 February: Jung sends it to Law Ministry which says Centre's nod mandatory to introduce Jan Lokpal Bill.

14 February: Kejriwal resigns.

17 February: Delhi Assembly kept in suspended animation, President's Rule imposed.


14 February: Kejriwal is chief minister again, AAP sweeps Assembly election.

April: Jung says not obliged to send files to chief minster in response to Kejriwal's order to route files related to police, public order and land through him.

29 April: Kejriwal tells officials not to bother L-G with all files.

16 May: Kejriwal accuses IAS officer Shakuntala Gamlin of lobbying for power companies.

20 May: Jung annuls all bureaucratic postings by Delhi government, says power to appoint and transfer rests with him.

2 June: Five officers of Bihar police join Delhi government's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB). Jung rejects it, says he is the ACB boss.

8 June: Jung names joint commissioner of Delhi police MK Meena new chief of ACB. Kejriwal cries foul.

9 June: Delhi government replaces Home Secretary Dharam Pal. LG vetoes order.

20/21 July: Delhi government appoints Swati Maliwal as Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson. Jung asks why his approval was not taken.

August: Kejriwal hikes circle rates in Delhi for agricultural land. Jung objects.

11 August: Delhi government forms commission of inquiry to probe CNG fitness scam. L-G again objects.

December: AAP government sets up inquiry commission to probe Delhi and District Cricket Association. Jung questions its validity.

15 December: CBI raids chief minister's office. Kejriwal blames Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jung.

31 December: IAS and DANICS officers go on mass leave a day before flagship odd-even scheme.


1 January: Kejriwal blames L-G, Centre for strike. Odd-even scheme a success.

March: AAP government appoints former chief income tax commissioner Krishna Saini as chairperson of delhi electricity regulatory commission.

1 June: ACB probes Delhi government's app based premium bus service.

20 June: ACB files FIR against Kejriwal and former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in water tanker scam after Jung's okay.

4 August: Delhi High Court gives primacy to Lt Governor in Delhi's administration. AAP government moves Supreme Court.

30 August: Jung axes Delhi health secretary and PWD secretary. Kejriwal says Modi hell bent on destroying Delhi through Jung.

30 August: Jung sets up panel to probe over 400 files related to decisions taken by Delhi government. Kejriwal calls it illegal.

16 September: After chikungunya outbreak, Jung asks deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia to return from Finland.

17 September: Jung refuses to meet AAP ministers.

7 October: Jung appoints IAS officer Alka Diwan as DCW member secretary. Diwan stops payment of salaries to contractual employees of DCW. Kejriwal seeks her removal.

6 December: Jung replaces Diwan with IAS officer Dilraj Kaur. Kejriwal rejects the move, calls Jung "Hitler".

22 December: Jung resigns.

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Updated Date: Dec 22, 2016 21:13:12 IST