The Delhi Assembly also passed a resolution demanding “immediate removal” of Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, accusing him of acting on behalf of the BJP government at the Centre and trying to block the CCTV project.
Kejriwal also hit out at the Centre, which controls the Delhi Police, over rising crime against women across the national capital.
The project was embroiled in a controversy with
Picking holes in the committee formed by the L-G, the chief minister said it had recommended license for installing CCTV cameras.
It means money will have to be paid for getting the licenses, he said.
“Have you spent the money from Rafale deal that you now need money from CCTV cameras to run your party?” he said addressing the BJP legislators in the House.
“With the help of officers, they moved files in a way that the installation of CCTV cameras was delayed by three years,” Kejriwal said in the Assembly.
He asked the BJP legislators to ensure that the
Lt Governor creates no further “hurdles” in the implementation of the project.
The estimated cost of the project by the Public Works Department (PWD) of Delhi government is Rs 571.40 crore. It includes a capital cost of Rs 320.96 crore and maintenance cost of Rs 250.44 crore for a period of five years.
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