CM questions the role of opposition leader V K Malhotra, who was closely associated with the OC
Jasleen Kaur | November 23, 2010
Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit today made it clear that her government will facilitate and provide all records to the agency authorised to look into the alleged irregularities in the run-up to the Commonwealth Games 2010.
As the winter session of the Delhi legislative assembly began on Tuesday, the opposition demanded setting up a House Committee, but Dikshit described the demand as “a politically motivated move”.
Dikshit also said that the role of opposition leader V K Malhotra looks suspicious as he was closely associated with the CWG Organising Committee (OC) and was an integral part of all decisions taken by the Committee. She asked why Malhotra remained silent when irregularities were being committed.
The CM also said that the enquiry committee formed by the Prime Minister makes the intention of the central government clear and it will not spare anybody.
She added that the government will facilitate any enquiry being conducted by CBI, CVC, CAG and the Shunglu Committee. She said, “Our records are open for everyone.”
Dikshit further stated that the cost of CW Games Projects of Delhi was Rs 3,753 crore whereas cost of infrastructure projects was Rs 11,077 crore, making a total of Rs 14,830 crore. Of which, Rs 2,800 crore was received as central assistance from the central government and Rs 546 crore was received as central assistance under JNNURM scheme.
The Planning Commission had approved preliminary estimate of Rs 770 crore. The city government was able to meet all expenditure because of its better tax collection measures and no need was felt at all to levy any tax to meet expenses in respect of CW Games. She said it is baseless to state that Delhi government generated money with taxation to meet expenses for the Games.
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