Delhi govt moves SC seeking temporary ban on sealing drive as meeting BJP and AAP leaders goes awry [Photos]

The Delhi government decided to move the Supreme Court seeking a temporary ban on the sealing drive, even as a meeting between local BJP leaders and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to resolve the issue failed to reach a consensus and instead ended up in a ruckus at his residence

FP Staff January 30, 2018 23:07:07 IST
The Delhi government on Tuesday decided to move the Supreme Court seeking a temporary ban on the sealing drive, even as a meeting between local BJP leaders and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to resolve the issue failed to reach a consensus and instead ended up in a ruckus at his residence. PTI
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The Delhi government on Tuesday decided to move the Supreme Court seeking a temporary ban on the sealing drive, even as a meeting between local BJP leaders and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to resolve the issue failed to reach a consensus and instead ended up in a ruckus at his residence. PTI
The police on Tuesday night registered a case following a complaint by the Delhi BJP unit alleging "misbehaviour" and "attack" by AAP legislators and "anti-social elements" during their meeting at Kejriwal's residence in north Delhi. The BJP leaders walked out of the meeting following the chaos. Twitter@BJP4Delhi
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The police on Tuesday night registered a case following a complaint by the Delhi BJP unit alleging "misbehaviour" and "attack" by AAP legislators and "anti-social elements" during their meeting at Kejriwal's residence in north Delhi. The BJP leaders walked out of the meeting following the chaos. Twitter@BJP4Delhi
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari alleged that woman mayors of the BJP-ruled north and east civic bodies — Preety Agarwal and Neema Bhagat — along with the leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, and his personal assistant were "attacked" at Kejriwal's residence. PTI
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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari alleged that woman mayors of the BJP-ruled north and east civic bodies — Preety Agarwal and Neema Bhagat — along with the leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly, Vijender Gupta, and his personal assistant were "attacked" at Kejriwal's residence. PTI
The Congress, however, termed the incident a "fake fight" between the two parties, with its Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken saying they should approach the apex court to provide relief to the traders hit by the drive against illegal commercial establishments. Maken meets traders on Tank Road. Twitter@ajaymaken
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The Congress, however, termed the incident a "fake fight" between the two parties, with its Delhi unit chief Ajay Maken saying they should approach the apex court to provide relief to the traders hit by the drive against illegal commercial establishments. Maken meets traders on Tank Road. Twitter@ajaymaken
The AAP has demanded that the Centre either bring an ordinance or amend the master plan to stop sealing. The BJP, on the other hand, has demanded that the AAP dispensation come out with a notification on mix land use to give a relief to the city's traders. PTI
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The AAP has demanded that the Centre either bring an ordinance or amend the master plan to stop sealing. The BJP, on the other hand, has demanded that the AAP dispensation come out with a notification on mix land use to give a relief to the city's traders. PTI
The sealing drive is being carried out by BJP-controlled municipal corporations for a month. A political slugfest has ensued between the Opposition BJP and the ruling AAP over the issue. Kejriwal addresses the media during a press conference at his residence in New Delhi. PTI
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The sealing drive is being carried out by BJP-controlled municipal corporations for a month. A political slugfest has ensued between the Opposition BJP and the ruling AAP over the issue. Kejriwal addresses the media during a press conference at his residence in New Delhi. PTI