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Delhi sealing: CM threatens to go on hunger strike

IANS  |  New Delhi 

said here on Friday that he would go on a hunger strike if the issue of the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital is not resolved by March 31.

"If the sealing issue is not resolved before March 31 then I will sit on hunger strike. We all will together put pressure on the central government," Kejriwal said, while addressing a group of traders at Lajpat Nagar in south

The said he had met many traders and spoken to them about the issue.

"A change is necessary in the master plan, many laws need to be changed. The proposed amendments made by the DDA were rejected by the Ordinance is the only to the sealing drive," he said.

Kejriwal said that on Saturday he would write a letter to and urge him to inquire into the ongoing sealing.

The also said he would meet next week on the issue.

He said the will also pass a resolution in the Assembly's budget session, which is set to start from March 16, urging the to bring an ordinance to stop the sealing drive.

The sealing drive is being carried out by a Supreme Court-appointed against business establishments using residential properties for commercial purposes, and it is being implemented by the three BJP-led Municipal Corporations of Delhi.



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 21:58 IST