PM Modi-led selection panel to appoint a new CBI director is likely to meet on January 24.
According to source familiar with the development said, PM Modi-led selection panel to appoint a new CBI director.’
The move comes a day after Congress leader in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, wrote to the Prime Minister calling the appointment of interim CBI Director M. Nageshwar Rao “illegal.”
In the letter dated January 14, he had said the government should establish its bonafides in fighting corruption and ensuring the integrity of the premier investigative agency by convening an immediate meeting of the Selection Committee.
“Any delay would further erode the faith the public has placed in this institution and the credibility of this institution,” the Congress leader said.
The Prime Minister heads the high-power Selection Committee.