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Kejriwal supports the decision to remove DCW chief Bharkha Singh from her post
Delhi government is planing to replace the current Delhi Women Commission's (DCW) chief Bharkha Singh from her post. The state government is in mood to bring in a new face in the form of Maitreyi Pushpa at the DCW.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal while giving his green signal to the appointment of novelist and eminent social activist Pushpa. He said that the he wanted to break the trend of appointing a political person on a constitutional post.

"Maitreyi Pushpa is a nice lady. So far the trend has been to have a person of political party holding the post. We want to break the trend”. The Govt. has also sent a recommendation to the Lieutenant Governor for the post of the DCW chief.

Meanwhile DCW chief Barkha Singh has said that she would meet Lieutenant Governor on Thursday over alleged threats from a lawyer representing the AAP, who apparently said that he would get her sacked.

Barkha Singh has made it clear that she would not step down from the post as she still has three years of tenure left.

It all started last week, when Delhi's Law Minister Somnath Bharti had gone on record to say that Barkha Singh should quit as she belonged to the Congress which had lost power in Delhi. Although he later retracted his comment.

Earlier DCW had summoned Bharti over allegations of harassing some African women, however, Bharti didn't show up in office and instead sent his lawyer.

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