Challenge to appointment of Rakesh Asthana an outcome of personal vendetta: Centre to Supreme Court

Several challenging incidents such as riots called for the appointment of an experienced officer like Rakesh Asthana at the helm, the Centre told the Supreme Court.
Challenge to appointment of Rakesh Asthana an outcome of personal vendetta: Centre to Supreme Court
Rakesh Asthana, Prashant Bhushan and Supreme Court

The Central government has defended its decision to appoint Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner in the Supreme Court, stating that the challenge to his appointment was an outcome of a personal vendetta on the part of the petitioner, Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL).

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