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Kejriwal's sit-in a mockery of democracy: Manoj Tiwari

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

BJP Manoj said today that the sit-in by and his cabinet colleagues at the Lieutenant Governor's office was a "mockery of democracy".

Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues spent the night at Anil Baijal's office to press for their demands including a direction to IAS officers to end their "strike" and action against officers who have struck work for "four months".

Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, and met Baijal at 5.30 pm yesterday and since then, they stayed put there.

tweeted, "Making mockery of Democracy, No Work only Drama (sic)."

Vijender Gupta, the of opposition in the assembly, called Kejriwa's sit-in a way to "shirk work".

"Delhi's maalik (owner) Kejriwal and company are protesting inside an air-conditioned room. Delicacies are being served to them from outside while the city's reeling under a water crisis. They are only concerned about and not about people's issues," Gupta posted on

A number of MLAs, party's leaders and workers have also camped near the L-G office, and the police have barricaded the area.

The L-G's office slammed Kejriwal's sit-in, saying it was another protest in the sequence of "dharna without reason".

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 15:22 IST