All-party meet at Kejriwal's residence to discuss sealing drive in Delhi

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Taking on the BJP for not attending the meeting, Sisodia said that the ruling party at Centre was not serious and doing politics over the sealing. VK Jain has resigned from his position after days after he was questioned by Delhi police in relations to the allegations assault with Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

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

"In today's meeting, it was decided that an all-party delegation will meet the (SC-appointed) monitoring committee to find a solution to the sealing issue", Sisodia said.

The all-party meeting ended up being an AAP and Congress meeting, with the BJP boycotting. Sources in the All-India Congress Committee said they will raise the issue in Parliament, which is in session till April 6.

In January, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta had alleged that the Aam Aadmi Party leaders and workers "misbehaved" with members of a BJP delegation at Kejriwals residence when they had gone there to discuss about relief to traders hit by the sealing drive.

Tiwari alleged that due to the "neglect" of previous Congress governments and the DDA, Delhi has witnessed an "unplanned" development and expansion which in 2006 resulted in the intervention of the Supreme Court followed by sealing drive.

"The government should appoint prominent lawyers as the chief minister has appointed for his personal litigation", BJP said in a letter to Kejriwal.

In solidarity with Prakash, IAS officers as well as Civil Services officers of Delhi and Andaman and Nicobar Islands have not been attending meetings with AAP ministers, and only maintaining written communication with them.

After the meeting, Maken said the discussion was fruitful. AICC sources said Mr. Gandhi was briefed about the matter by Mr. Maken after the all-party meeting at Kejriwal's residence.

Rajya Sabha Member Sanjay Singh submitted a private Members Bill on Monday in an attempt to put an end to the ongoing sealing drive in the national capital.

Municipal Corporations are carrying out the drive under the directions of the Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee.

Protesting traders took out protest march in different markets of Delhi and held demonstration at about 100 different places across Delhi demanding immediate stoppage of sealing and de-sealing of properties already sealed.