All-party delegation to meet Supreme Court panel

An all-party delegation will meet the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee to seek a solution to problems posed by the ongoing sealing drive. The decision was taken in the all-party meeting called by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday.

The meeting was attended by other AAP leaders and three members of the Delhi Congress, led by DPCC chief Ajay Maken. The BJP, however, did not take part in it. During the meeting, the AAP and the Congress agreed to raise their voice in Parliament through their MPs against the drive being carried out since last December by the BJP-led municipal corporations in the city. Traders have been adversely affected by the sealing.

"I wish the BJP had also participated in the interest of Delhi's traders," Kejriwal later tweeted, describing it as a very good meeting.

Maken attacked the BJP for boycotting the talks, stressing that parties needed to "collectively find a solution" to the traders' problems. "There are some issues on which we should not do party politics," he said.

Hitting out at the BJP at a press conference at the CM's residence, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said it was unfortunate that the BJP's representatives did not attend the meeting called to find a solution to the sealing issue.

"Instead of attending the meeting, the BJP is doing politics. They did not want to participate in today's meeting. The discussion for traders was n...

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