Kejriwal To Chalk Out Strategy To Counter BJP’s ‘Bulldozer Politics’

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor Arvind Kejriwal will hold a key meeting of his party MLAs on Monday on the anti-encroachment drive by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -ruled civic bodies in different parts of the city, officials said on Sunday, PTI reported. The meeting, according to officials, will begin at Kejriwal’s official residence in Civil Lines at 11 am during which the AAP will chalk out a strategy to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the demolition drive.

This comes as the three civic bodies have been carrying out demolitions in several parts of Delhi, including Shaheen Bagh, Madanpur Khadar, New Friends Colony, Mangolpuri, Karol Bagh, Khyala and Lodhi Colony.

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The meeting was earlier scheduled for Saturday but was canceled following the massive fire in a building in Mundka in which at least 27 people lost their lives.

Earlier on Friday, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had written to Union Home Minister Amit Shah urging him to stop the “destruction” in the name of anti-encroachment drive.

Sisodia had also lashed out the BJP’s “bulldozer politics”.

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The Deputy Chief Minister claimed that the civic bodies were planning to raze 63 lakh dwellings in the national capital.

Meanwhile, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken its motu cognizance of media reports that as many as 27 people died in a major fire in a four-storey office in Mundka and issued notice to Delhi Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar to submit a report within two weeks, including action taken against the responsible authorities / officers, fixing the culpability and status of disbursement of the relief / rehabilitation granted by the government if any.


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