Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrtoe a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, sin which he is seeking an appropriate time to meet them so that they are able to resolve the issue of sealing of shops in the national capital. Kejriwal’s point was that the focus must be on removing some clauses from the law that have caused some of the commercial establishments to be sealed up. He also asked to note that such actions could lead to unemployment of many people and this could result in violence throughout the city.
He has also threatened to go on a Hunger strike if the matter isn’t solved and the sealing of the shop hasn’t stopped. He said that the people earn their money honestly, but their livelihood is threatened when the shops are sealed, so the best option will be to remove the anomalies in the bill and give them a respite.
Kejriwal has also said that it is important to rise above politics and see the issue as a whole which is affecting so many lives of common people. He stated that its the centres responsibility to make reforms in the law to suit the people. The reason for the sealing of the commercial shops is, non-payment of conversion charges and violations of Delhi Master Plan.