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Rajnath Singh 'deeply pained' by AAP-chief secretary row

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    Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that he was deeply pained by the incident at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, where Delhi Chief Secretary was reportedly assaulted bt AAP MLA's.

    Rajnath Singh

    In a series of tweets, Singh said, "I am deeply pained by the happenings involving the Chief Secretary of the Delhi Government. The civil servants should be allowed to work with dignity and without fear.

    "A delegation of IAS DANICS and Subordinate Services of Delhi Government met me today and apprised me of the prevailing situation," he said.

    The MHA has sought a report on the incident from the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Justice will be done., he assured.

    Earlier, Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash met Home Minister Rajnath Singh after the former was assaulted.

    Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash on Tuesday alleged that he was assaulted by Ajay Dutt and Prakash Jharwal at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence on Monday evening.

    The Chief Minister's office has denied the allegations and said the incident never took place. "Delhi CM office strongly denies allegations by the Chief Secretary. There was no incident of assault or attempted assault by any AAP MLAs."

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