Ex-home secretary R K Singh proposed to appoint Najeeb Jung as Delhi LG: RTI
The names– S Y Qureshi, former Chief election Commissioner; Salauddin Ahmed, former Chief Secretary of Rajasthan; Anwar Ahsan Ahmed, former Secretary (Border Management) in Ministry of Home Affairs; Shamim Banu, former Additional Chief Secretary of Karnataka and G S Kang, former Chief Secretary of Bihar– were proposed in a Home Ministry note dated October 5 last year.
“It is relevant to mention that the person to be appointed as LG should be having background of dealing with administrative assignment. The job requires administrative experience as, in Union territories, much of the responsibility of the LG is administrative in nature.
“Therefore, people with vast administrative experience are generally chosen for the post,” said the note giving five names.
Following due approvals, a formal order appointing Jung as the LG, with effect from July 9, was issued on July 16.