The Delhi High Court on Tuesday gave notice to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the Delhi government on a request looking for a legitimate monetary review of DJB’s records (Harish Khurana versus Govt. of NCT of Delhi).
The request documented by BJP pioneer Harish Khurana looked for the readiness of yearly proclamations of DJB from 2015-21 complete with monetary records.
A division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh looked for reactions from the DJB, Controller and Auditor General (CAG) and the Delhi government.
“We are giving notification. The Delhi Jal Board and the Delhi government are coordinated to document their answers. The matter will be heard on October 4,” the Court said.
Backer Samridhi Arora, showing up for the benefit of Khurana, presented that the solicitor was looking for a heading for legitimate support of records and readiness of yearly proclamations alongside asset reports of the Delhi Jal Board from the year 2015 till date.
What’s more, a heading from the CAG was likewise looked for to review the Board’s records within a sensible time.
Supporter Sanjoy Ghose, for the Delhi Jal Board, fought that the current request was recorded with ulterior, political intentions and added that the concerned examining measure was at that point going on. In any case, advocate Gaurang Kanth for the CAG presented, that “no records have been given to us since 2015 which implies that no examining is as of now progressing.”
Taking comprehension of the clashing assertions coming from the respondents, the Court gave notice and guided the gatherings to document their answers before next hearing which will be on 4th October
The supplication has affirmed that DJB alongside the CAG had neglected to complete the fundamental elements of monetary examining as set down in Delhi Water Board Act, CAG Act,1971 and the Constitution of India.