Arvind Kejriwal Protest: Delhi Chief Minister Ends Sit-In At Raj Niwas

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had launched sit-in at Anil Baijal's office last week along with his three ministers.

Arvind Kejriwal Protest: Delhi Chief Minister Ends Sit-In At Raj Niwas

The sit-in was launched at L-G Anil Baijal's office.

NEW DELHI: Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and his cabinet colleague Satyendar Jain were discharged from hospital this morning and they said they will resume work today following a week-long protest against the Lt Governor Anil Baijal. 

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had launched sit-in at Mr Baijal's office last week along with his three ministers - Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai and Satyendar Jain. The protest drew support from several opposition leaders including Mamata Banerjee. 

Here are the live updates on the Arvind Kejriwal sit-in at the L-G's

Jun 19, 2018 19:03 (IST)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has left the Raj Niwas, ending the sit-in protest in Lieutenant Governor's waiting room.
Jun 19, 2018 18:24 (IST)
Centre's interest is to not let other governments work: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Jun 19, 2018 18:22 (IST)
Since the officers are now attending the meetings, there is no point of staying at L-G office : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Jun 19, 2018 18:19 (IST)
Had talked to some officers today. They said they were under pressure from "above": Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Jun 19, 2018 18:19 (IST)
Many officers have come for the meeting today: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia
Jun 19, 2018 17:20 (IST)
Earlier today, the Aam Aadmi Party lawmakers Somnath Bharti and SK Bagga were forced out of Lt. Governor Anil Baijal's house after they refused to leave following a meeting.

Mr Baijal was chairing a Delhi Development Authority meeting at the Raj Niwas. A Raj Niwas statement said: "After the meeting ended, the two MLAs refused to leave the residential premises of the Lt. Governor on the pretext of joining the 'dharna' of the Chief Minister."
Jun 19, 2018 16:57 (IST)
L-G Anil Baijal informally told officers to attend the meetings of the ministries of the Delhi government: Sources
Jun 19, 2018 13:50 (IST)
Retweeting a post by AAP lawmaker Somnath Bharti, Arvind Kejriwal alleged that the AAP lawmakers were forcefully evicted from the LG house.
Jun 19, 2018 13:48 (IST)
Arvind Kejirwal in a tweet posted this afternoon mentioned that he had written to the L-G seeking meeting of the stakeholders. He said the response was awaited.  

As he launched the sit-in at the L-G's office last week, Mr Kejriwal had demanded a direction to IAS officers to end their "strike" and action against those who have defaulted at work.
Jun 19, 2018 13:42 (IST)
A week after Delhi Chief Minister and his three colleagues launched a sit-in at L-G's office, the number of protesters were reduced to half today as two of the ministers - Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain - said they would resume work. Both Mr Sisodia and Mr Jain were discharged from hospital this morning. Read here
Jun 19, 2018 13:40 (IST)
Top Court Refuses To Hear Plea To Declare Arvind Kejriwal Protest "Unconstitutional"
The Supreme Court today refused to hear an urgent plea seeking its direction to declare as "unconstitutional" the sit-in of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues inside the lieutenant governor's office.

A vacation bench comprising justices SA Nazeer and Indu Malhotra said that the plea would be listed for hearing after the summer vacation, news agency PTI reported. Read here.

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