In a letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Lt Governor challenged AAP government's order to bureaucrats not to follow his directives without securing approval from the CM or any other Minister, maintaining he has the power to decide on transfers and postings.
Jung also contested AAP government's instructions to the officials to not route files through his office, saying he has been vested with power to decide on major policy issues. In the letter, Jung explained constitutional provisions and norms laid down in Government of NCT of Delhi Act and Transaction of Business rules of the Delhi Government, and asked the AAP government to follow the rules and procedures.
Jung said orders pertaining to transfers and postings by AAP government in the last four days were not valid as they did not have his approval. In a directive on Monday, Kejriwal had asked the bureaucrats including the Chief Secretary to first consult him and other Ministers before acting directions from the LG.