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Not allowed to meet CM: Kejriwal's wife

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Arvind Kejriwal's wife today alleged that the families of the ministers, who are staging a sit-in at the Secretariat since Monday evening, were not being allowed to meet them.

said on that even prisoners are allowed to meet their family members.

According to the chief minister's wife, she, her mother-in-law, Deputy wife and Satyendar Jain's wife had gone to meet them at the office today, but were not allowed.

"Respected LG sir, are we four ladies, mother and wife of CM, wife of Dy CM and wife of threat to your security that you are not allowing us to enter the road leading to your house? Kindly intervene. Please do not feel so threatened by everyone. Regards (sic)," she tweeted.

In another tweet, she said, "@LtGovDelhi sir we waited for long but denied any meeting with our family. Even the prisoners are allowed to meet their family members."

Sources in the office said the ministers' family members can meet them outside the L-G office as no restriction has been imposed on such meetings.

Kejriwal and ministers Manish Sisodia, and have been staying put at the waiting room of the L-G office over their demands, including a direction to IAS officers to end their "strike" and action against those who have struck work.

In counter-protest, Pravesh Sahib Singh Verma, three party MLAs and AAP's rebel sat on dharna outside the chief minister's office at Secretariat.

The general administration department of the goverment today ordered removal of posters and banners put up by the BJP and Mishra following a complaint.

Following a request of Vijender Gupta, the department provided a TV in the waiting room of the chief minister's office.

Besides Verma and Mishra, BJP MLAs - Gupta, Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Jagdish Pradhan have sat on dharna, saying they will not leave the chief minister's office till their demands are met.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 00:30 IST