Examining the Role of Power Dynamics Between the Union and Delhi Government

  • Palak Rastogi
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  • Palak Rastogi

    Student at NMIMS School of Law, India

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Legislation is an organ of Government and an important source of law to formulate the procedure commenced by a competent authority. The necessity of understanding the legislative intent behind these acts provides an insight that fulfils the political interests of the national public at large. The in-depth analysis of the Government of national capital territory (Amendment) Act 2021 pictures the role of power dynamics in the country, examining the factors that infringe the fundamental, political and constitutional rights of the people. Political science plays a significant role in classifying the various agendas raised by the legislative act by uplifting the power administration of the country through exclusive jurisdiction. The rigorous discipline to interpret the legal system that notifies to promote “harmonious relations between the legislature and the executive.” fails to consider the situation of NCT of Delhi by occasioning the union government that nullifies the decision of state government by overpowering the lieutenant governor of Delhi. The imbalance of power distribution in Delhi between the Lt. governor and CM challenges the basic governance structure of the country. The principle of collective responsibility also got differed by the cabinet decision over the controversial judgement of the GNCTD act. The paper focuses on affirmations that frustrate the efforts of state government by establishing the potential for LG by necessarily granting him an opportunity to exercise the powers in the state. The paper explores the various avenues leading to the power crisis between Delhi and Union government.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 1, Page 1518 - 1525

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112672

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