Centre trying to run Delhi indirectly, says Sisodia

The opposition, however, countered the claim, saying the Delhi government has chosen \"a path of confrontation\".

Published: 22nd August 2016 09:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd August 2016 09:32 PM   |  A+A-

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Delhi Dy CM Manish Sisodia addresses the press at Delhi Secretariat on Thursday. | PTI


NEW DELHI: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, speaking in the Delhi legislative assembly, on Monday said the central government is trying to "destabilise" the Delhi government.

The opposition, however, countered the claim, saying the Delhi government has chosen "a path of confrontation".

"Like Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the central government is consistently trying to run Delhi indirectly like a President-ruled state," Sisodia said during a short duration discussion on the situation arising out of the August 4 judgement by the Delhi High Court in the matter related to governance of Delhi.

Sisodia added that Delhiites had chosen this government and its work is being praised around the world.

"We might be children in politics but if you (Centre) will obstruct our work and stop us from delivering on our promises, we will not spare you," Sisodia said.

Leader of Opposition Vijendra Gupta countered Sisodia, saying "the Delhi government is doing politics of confrontation and wants to continue it". 

Sisodia also took a jibe at Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for being carried by two police officials while inspecting a flood situation in his state. The photograph went viral, attracting trolling of Chouhan.


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