STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

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-

Sisodia PTI

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

By IANS

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.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp