Central clearance for State ministers to travel abroad: Delhi High Court seeks response from Centre and LG

Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot challenged two office memoranda - one issued in 2010 and the other in 2015 - which require State ministers to get political clearances to travel abroad for personal visits.
Arvind Kejriwal and LG VK Saxena
Arvind Kejriwal and LG VK Saxena

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to the Central government and the Delhi Lieutenant Governor (LG) in a petition by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) minister Kailash Gahlot seeking quashing of two office memoranda requiring State government ministers to obtain Central government clearance before making personal visits abroad.

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