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PM like Vajpayee would've taken steps to end impasse in Delhi: Yashwant Sinha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said a like Vajpayee would have held talks with to end the ongoing impasse between the government and the bureaucracy.

Sinha, who joined leaders as they marched to the Lt Governor's office over IAS officers "strike", said he had no regrets about not working with "small-time leaders" (of the BJP).

Expressing solidarity with Kejriwal, he said, "If Vajpayee were there, he would have directed the to talk to the to figure out a way."

Sinha, who served as and external affairs minister under then Vajpayee, said he had no regrets about not working with the current BJP dispensation.

"I had an opportunity to work with I have no regrets about not having a chance to work with small-time leaders," he said, drawing loud cheers from the audience.

He accused of not taking any initiative to resolve the impasse.

"The Centre is sleeping. There are no reports to show that is taking it seriously. Why hasn't your voice reached the and the " he questioned.

Sinha said he tried to meet Kejriwal at the office but the police turned down his request.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:50 IST