The Centre is possible to appoint an additional chief secretary-stage officer as special officer to exercise the functions of the municipal companies because the duration of time of the three companies ends next week.
The duration of time of South Delhi and North Delhi municipal companies will discontinuance on Could also 18 and East Delhi corporation on Could also 22. With this, the House will cease to exist and all powers of the companies will vest with lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal. The municipal councillors will no longer safe any powers as their duration of time will discontinuance with the duration of time of the House. With the enactment of Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Act 2022, the three companies will be subsumed and switch out to be a section of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
Constant with sources, the home ministry is possible to appoint a special officer who will discharge the functions of the municipal commissioner as were done earlier than trifurcation of MCD in 2012. The three commissioners of the three companies, which will no longer exist, are inclined to continue. Sources acknowledged that there is a possibility of the home ministry deputing senior most commissioner because the special officer. At recent, Gyanesh Bharti, a 1998-bath IAS officer posted as South Delhi Municipal Corporation commissioner, is the senior most.
After the duration of time of the three corporation ends, the home ministry will moreover provoke the delimitation exercise. The Direct Election Fee will safe the mammoth assignment of initiating the exercise and redrawing the ward boundaries so that the number would no longer exceed 250. Constant with sources, this might expend nearly two years. Politically, the BJP-lumber government on the Centre would look after to handle shut the municipal elections in Delhi alongwith parliamentary polls in 2024. In connected outdated, electors are no longer identified to vote for 2 different parties in case of elections. Delhi municipal elections were due in April. The SEC had to notify the schedule on March 9. However, the associated fee postponed the announcement because the Centre apprised it of its intentions to merge the three MCDs.