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News: The Government of India has brought two ordinances to extend the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) directors up to 5 years.
About the Ordinances
The two ordinances promulgated were the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, and the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021, which extend the tenures, respectively, of the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate.
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What are the concerns associated with the ordinances?
Why the ordinance is necessary?
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In our country, ordinances are no longer just ordinances. They are the forerunners of something harsher to come.
Source: This post is based on the article “Ordinances extending tenures of CBI, ED chiefs show a worrying trend” published in Indian Express on 19th November 2021.