New Delhi, June 14: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday alleged that office of Delhi Lieutenant Governor did not allow his brother to meet him. Taking it to the micro-blogging site Twitter, Kejriwal wrote, “My brother has come from Pune to meet me. He is not being allowed to meet me. This is wrong.” Also Read - You Will Have to Give 700 Tonnes Oxygen to Delhi Every Day: Supreme Court to Centre
The protest staged by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and other party members entered the fourth day on Thursday. Delhi CM, along with other cabinet colleagues Satyendar Jain and Gopal Rai have been waiting since Monday night at Raj Niwas demanding Lieutenant Governor (LG) Anil Baijal to ask protesting bureaucrats to end their strike. Also Read - Light Rains in Delhi-NCR Bring Down Temperatures; Heavy Showers in Forecast
Kejriwal also tweeted a picture of deputy CM Manish Sisodia. In the picture, doctors are checking his health. It is to be noted that Sisodia wrote: “From today, I am also sitting on an indefinite fast for the people of Delhi to get their entitlements and to get the work done for them. Satyendra Jain’s fasting is also continuing since yesterday. Our self-confidence and public trust is our strength.”
Meanwhile, Kejriwal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing issue and same has tweeted also.
On Wednesday, hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters along with leaders came on roads to show their support to the Ministers’ protest. They marched from the Chief Minister’s residence to the LG house. Heavy police and CRPF were deployed in the area since Monday, and more were deployed on Wednesday to avoid any crisis due to the protest march.
The AAP has planned a candle march in Rajpath on Thursday and warned of a protest at the Prime Minister’s residence on Sunday if their demands were not met.
In a move to counter the sit-in protest by the Chief Minister, the BJP on Wednesday also launched a protest highlighting the issues of water and electricity shortage in the national capital.
Kejriwal wants Baijal to issue a direction to IAS officers to end their “strike” and also sought action against the officers, who have struck work for “four months”. He was also demanding approval to the proposal for doorstep delivery of ration.