Saurabh Bharadwaj, former Delhi minister, speaks to Ankur Sharma of The Sunday Standard regarding the fallouts of the sealing drive.
More than seven lakh commercial establishments and more than 2500 markets across Delhi are participating in the shutdown, an official note said.
The proposed changes in the Master Plan are -- increase in the floor area ratio of commercial establishments; permission to run businesses in the basement; and decrease in conversion charges.
Both AAP and BJP took credit for changes made to the Delhi Master Plan 2021, aimed at providing relief to city traders from the ongoing sealing drive.
BJP leader Manoj Tiwari alleges CM Arvind Kejriwal insulted party members in meeting on Delhi sealing drive
The BJP reportedly objected to the presence of the media, but Kejriwal argued that ‘all discussions should happen in the open’.
BJP walks out of meet on Delhi sealing drive; CM Arvind Kejriwal says government will move SC seeking temporary ban
A BJP delegation led by Delhi unit president Manoj Tiwari walked out of the chief minister's residence ahead of the meeting, alleging that the AAP government wanted to "divert" the issue.