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India On Day 3 Of Arvind Kejriwal's Protest, Manish Sisodia Begins Indefinite Fast: 10 Facts

09:45  13 june  2018
09:45  13 june  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers have been on a sit-in protest at Lt Governor’ s House. Anil Anil Baijal Arvind Arvind Kejriwal Baijals Begins Continues Dharna Governor House Hunger Jain Kejriwals Lt Manish Sisodia Satyendra Satyendra Jain Strike 2018-06-12.

New Delhi: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and three of his ministers, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia , Gopal Rai and Satyendra Jain, today converted their all-night protest in the waiting room of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’ s residence into an indefinite dharna

New Delhi: As Arvind Kejriwal's face-off with Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal entered Day 3, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia joined cabinet colleague and fellow protester Satyendar Jain in an indefinite fast. Tweeting a "Good Morning" to Delhi, the Chief Minister promised that his agitation will continue. After an initial communique on Monday, there has been no response from the office of Mr Baijal, in whose waiting room the sit-down strike by Mr Kejriwal, Mr Sisodia, Mr Jain and Gopal Rai has been in progress since Monday evening. 

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Arvind Kejriwal and his ministers contend that Delhi's IAS officers have not been attending meetings with ministers or picking up their calls since the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February. The government says the "strike" has affected many initiatives, including setting up of mohalla clinics, building of drains and release of funds to private schools under the economically weaker sections category.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves L-G’s office as protest ends with IAS officers returning to work

  Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves L-G’s office as protest ends with IAS officers returning to work Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal leaves L-G’s office as protest ends with IAS officers returning to workDeputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said IAS officers had attended meetings of the transport, environment and civil supplies ministries and he expected more civil servants to resume work.

The allegations come just a day after Mishra was shunted out of the Arvind Kejriwal cabinet. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia , however LATEST UPDATES: Delhi Youth Congress holds massive protest outside Kejriwal ' s residence. Kejriwal became Delhi CM after he fought corruption.

New Delhi, June 12 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and two ministers in the 'Satyendar Jain starts indefinite fast ,' Mr Kejriwal tweeted. ' Day 2 of protest begins , as CM @ArvindKejriwal, DyCM @msisodia, @SatyendarJain and @AapKaGopalRai demand

The IAS officers have dismissed the government's accusation as "baseless". But in a communique, they admitted that the officers are "not attending routine meetings called by the ministers and the CM".

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In a statement, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office backed the IAS officers, saying they have been working as usual and the onus was on Mr Kejriwal and his ministers to improve the relationship with bureaucrats. The communique also accused Mr Kejriwal of "threatening" the Lt Governor and holding a "dharna without reason".

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Mr Kejriwal, who accuses the Centre of trying to remote control the Delhi government through the Lieutenant-Governor, tweeted today: Aren't IAS officers merely tools being used by Modi govt to scuttle good work being done by Del govt? Is it possible for IAS officers to return to work without green signal from PMO?"

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New Delhi, June 12 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and two ministers in the 'Satyendar Jain starts indefinite fast ,' Mr Kejriwal tweeted. ' Day 2 of protest begins , as CM @ArvindKejriwal, DyCM @msisodia, @SatyendarJain and @AapKaGopalRai demand

Arvind Kejriwal faced a lot of flak for resigning from chief ministership within 49 days of coming to power. Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on Friday about a possibility of a CBI raid at the office of Manish Sisodia or Satyendra Jain. Furthermore, the manifesto highlighted the fact that from 2003 to 2011

Mr Kejriwal has informed the Lieutenant Governor that if the officers did not end the strike, the Delhi government will be forced to impose ESMA - a law to punish those who disrupt essential services.

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In a Hindi tweet, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said: "Today, I am also sitting on an indefinite hunger strike to ensure that Delhiites get their right and also get their pending works cleared. Satyendar Jain's hunger strike is continuing since yesterday...".

The opposition BJP, which contends that Mr Kejriwal's protest is merely a ploy to shirk work, has planned a rally to his house to flag power and water scarcity in Delhi. The Delhi cabinet is expected to hold a meeting later today.

Mr Kejriwal's protest has pitched archrivals BJP and the Congress on the same side. Both parties have termed his "dharna" a "drama" and a "mockery of democracy".

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Mr Kejriwal and his ministers went to meet Mr Baijal on Monday evening, asking that he help end the stand-off between Delhi's bureaucrats and the government and give clearance to a scheme for door-to-door delivery of rations for the poor. They started the sit-in protest when he refused.

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Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal . When Arvind Kejriwal and two of his colleagues go on an indefinite fast on July 25, they will represent a divided house. "People like Gopal Rai and Manish Sisodia only got their positions by virtue of proximity to Arvind ," says Lucknow-based IAC volunteer

After Sleepover, Arvind Kejriwal Stays Put At Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’ s Raj Niwas In Protest . Arvind Kejriwal , his Deputy Manish Sisodia , Gopal Rai and Satyendra Jain are protesting . One of the ministers, Satyendra Jain, has launched an indefinite fast .

The government of Delhi, which is a Union territory, does not have control over land, police or law and order. Any decision of the Delhi government has to be signed off by the Lieutenant Governor, which has triggered the tussle between the Centre's representtaive and the Delhi government. Last week, Mr Kejriwal launched a campaign for the full statehood of Delhi.

Watch video: Drama outside Delhi LG’s residence, as Kejriwal, ministers hold dharna

(Video provided by Times of India)

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Arvind Kejriwal's New Warning In Letter To PM, Door-To-Door Campaign NextMr Kejriwal said that AAP workers would "reach out to 10 lakh households in the city and collect signatures on a letter on this obstruction to Delhi government work and on the issue of full statehood to Delhi," adding that "10 lakh families would agitate for full statehood".

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