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CM expresses fear BJP might stall CCTV camera project

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today expressed the fear that the BJP might stall their ambitious project to install CCTV cameras in the city, a day after the Cabinet approved a proposal for the scheme.

As per the plan, the government will install around 1.4 lakh CCTV cameras across the national capital.

"A has told me that they will not allow installation of CCTV cameras. The BJP is working on two options -- registration of fake cases in the CBI after picking up all files to get project stalled and making refer the matter to the president," Kejriwal tweeted in Hindi.

"If the BJP stalls installation of CCTV cameras, people will not tolerate this," he said.

The yesterday told the Assembly that the Cabinet has approved the project.

Taking a dig at the opposition, Kejriwal had said the and the would now find it tough to dole out money and liquor during elections.

The project was embroiled in a controversy with forming a committee to frame rules for installation, operation and monitoring of CCTV cameras. The had slammed the move as "delaying tactics".

Picking holes in the committee formed by the L-G, the yesterday said it had recommended license for installing CCTV cameras.

It means money will have to be paid for getting the licenses, he had said.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 22:10 IST