On Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Centenary, AAP Likens PM Narendra Modi With General Dyer
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New Delhi, April 13: Today that marks 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) compared Prime Minister Narendra Modi with General Dyer who killed hundreds of Indians gathered in Amritsar in 1919. The party shared a video alleging brutality committed by Delhi police on traders protesting against the sealing drive. In the video, cops are seen thrashing the protesters. Delhi Sealing Row: Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Meetings With PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi to Resolve Issue.

The AAP tweeted, "Horrifying!!! General Dyer Modi's police brutally pelting stones on the citizens in Mayapuri, Delhi."

AAP's Tweet:

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal also shared the video. In his tweet, Kejriwal said that it is shameful the way the Centre is taking action against the protesting businessmen. In the tweet, he said that businessmen voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2014 elections, but in return, the BJP thrashed them and sealed their shops. 'Trade Bandh' in Delhi to Oppose Sealing Drive, All Major Markets Remain Shut.

Arvind Kejriwal's Tweet:

The Delhi CM also said that if Delhi would have given a full state status, then the sealing would have been stopped in 24 hours. He urged the traders to take revenge of the police action by voting for the AAP in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019. Sealing Row: Supreme Court Closes Contempt Case Against Manoj Tiwari, Raps Him For 'Taking Law Into Own Hands'.

Delhi CM's tweet:

Clashes broke between locals and security forces in Delhi's Mayapuri area after Municipal Corporation Delhi (MCD) officials began to seal some factories in the area. The National Green Tribunal's (NGT) gave the order to seal nearly 850 factories.

ANI's Tweet:

The AAP government in Delhi has been opposing the sealing drive. The party has time and again requested the Centre to bring in an ordinance to stop the ongoing sealing drive and also find out a solution to the problem of encroachments on city roads.