The officers were apparently not being able to adjust with the style of functioning of the AAP government and hence wanted to leave the city administration. Some of them have approached officials in the Home Ministry, which controls the appointment of the UT cadre IAS and DANICS officers.

However, no formal communication has come from any of the officers, sources stated. They said the stand-off between Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and AAP government over appointment of Shakuntala Gamlin as acting Chief Secretary had a negative impact on Delhi government's bureaucracy that led to the development.

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