New Delhi, June 19: After a week’s silence, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday asked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to urgently meet the officers in the Secretariat.
Kejriwal along with his cabinet colleagues Manish Sisodia, Satyendra Jain and Gopal Rai started the sit-in on June 11 to press for their demands in the Raj Niwas to press demands which includes, a direction to IAS officers working in the Delhi administration to end their “strike”, action against officers who have struck work for “four months” and a nod to his government’s proposal for doorstep delivery of ration.
“Delhi LG wrote to CM Arvind Kejriwal & requested CM to urgently meet the officers in the Secretariat so that apprehensions and concerns of both sides can be suitably addressed through dialogue in the best interest of the people of Delhi, ANI reported citing Raj Niwas press release.
Kejriwal also sought Centre’s intervention to approve the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government’s proposal to deliver ration to the poor at their houses, as there had been no communication from LG Anil Baijal’s office.
Thousands of Aam Aadmi Party supporters were joined by flag-waving CPM cadres in the national capital on Sunday marched to the Prime Minister’s Office against the alleged high-handedness of the central government and direct interference in Delhi administration.