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Congress, BJP trade charge, blame AAP over sealing in Delhi's Mayapuri

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP and the blamed each other besides charging the ruling for sealing drive at west Delhi's on Saturday which witnessed violent protest by locals resulting in use of force by police.

condemned use of force by police in Mayapuri, blaming the Centre and the MCD, both ruled by the BJP, for sealing

"There was collusion of the Centre and the MCD in sealing at condemns brutal lathicharge on the people," she said.

BJP lodged a complaint against the AAP, with Electoral Officer (CEO) of alleging sealing drive was being conducted selectively during imposition of model code of conduct. He urged the poll panel for intervention to halt it.

"who is blaming the Centre and criticising is exposed today as the Committee and local SDM, who conducted the sealing in Mayapuri, come under Delhi government," Tiwari said.

He also said the and Congress did not sincerely oppose the sealing drive and held them responsible for the incident at He claimed that BJP workers along with locals protested against sealing as it was conducted on the day of

"The use of police and para military for sealing on the day of shows Kejriwal is an enemy of festivals," he blamed.

held the government and BJP-ruled MCD responsible for sealing and use of police force against local people.

"When Congress was in power it brought an ordinance to stop sealing, but at a time when the AAP and the BJP are in power, people are being tortured with it," Kochar said.

If Congress comes back to power after Lok Sabha polls, sealing will be stopped through an ordinance within 10 days, he claimed.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 21:50 IST