In a directive, the order signed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, said the bureaucrats including the Chief Secretary will have to first consult with the Chief Minister and other Ministers about any communication from the LG before acting on such directions.

"To ensure smooth functioning of day-to-day affairs of our government in accordance with the Constitution of India, the Government of NCT of Delhi Act and Transaction of Business of the Delhi Government it is hereby ordered that any direction or order, whether oral or written, received from Honorable LG or his office to the Chief Secretary or any administrative Secretary, shall first be submitted by the concerned administrative Secretary/Chief Secretary on the file to the Minister in-charge and the Chief Minister for a decision," the order said.

The order came amid deepening confrontation between Kejriwal and Jung over appointments of top bureaucrats in the Delhi government. Earlier in the day, the AAP government told the LG that it would not comply with his "unconstitutional" orders.

Citing the rules under which Delhi is administered, the order mentions that it was the collective responsibility of the council of ministers for disposal of all business of the government.

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