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'Emergency-like' situation in Delhi: AAP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Party today said an "Emergency-like" situation prevailed in the national capital and sought Ram Nath Kovind's intervention.

said that he has asked for an appointment with Kovind alongwith party lawmakers and legislators from and

"It's an Emergency-like situation in The entire work of the government is crippled due to strike by IAS officers for past four months," Singh said, adding that the was working at the "behest" of the

Singh made the remarks after and his cabinet colleagues sat on a hunger strike at the office of the to press for their various demands.

The government's demands to the L-G include direction to IAS officers to end their "strike", action against those who have struck work for "four months". It has also asked the L-G to approve the proposal for doorstep delivery of rations.

"Its unfortunate that the Delhi chief minister, his deputy and two ministers are sitting at the L-G office, but he has not found even three minutes to meet them in past three days," Singh said.

He said that he has talked to the leaders of Samajwadi Party (SP), RJD, JD(S), CPM, CPI and RLD who have assured support to the

The L-G and the Centre should try to find out a solution to the problem and the should intervene, he said.

Singh said that if the IAS officers assured in writing to end their strike and resume work, the will appeal the and his colleagues to end their sit-in at the L-G office.

He warned that the AAP will resort to a massive agitation if no solution is found to the existing situation. The party has planned a protest march to the L-G office today evening.

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

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 15:55 IST
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