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Govt never recommended CBI probe against Khemka: CM

punjab Updated: Feb 05, 2014 19:21 IST

Chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said that the state government never recommended any CBI probe against IAS officer Ashok Khemka.

Hooda was addressing mediapersons at the circuit house here on Wednesday.

He said that they were waiting for the CAG report with regard to allotment work orders worth `8 crore to an Ahmedabad-based company, after which next course of action would be decided.

On former Hisar division commissioner Yudhbir Singh Khyalia joing the Aam Aadmi Party, he said that everyone had the right to choose their career and if any other serving senior government officer wanted to join politics, his resignation would be accepted in 24 hours.

He said that screening committee of Congress party was in the process of choosing new candidates for Gurgaon, Hisar and Ambala parliamentary constituencies. On the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi vision of giving preference to youths in Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, he said that the party would stand by its commitment and would give 50% tickets to youth leaders.

In reply to a question concerning strike by employees' union, the chief minister said that chief secretary SC Choudhary, on behalf of the government, had conducted a meeting with union leaders to review their genuine demands. Three committees have been constituted for the implementation of various demands of the employees.