AAP seeks time from PM Modi to dis­cuss state­hood

Hindustan Times (Delhi) - - HTMETRO - HT Cor­re­spon­dent htre­porters@hin­dus­tan­times,.com

NEWDELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party on Satur­day said it has sought time from Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi to dis­cuss the is­sue of full state­hood for Delhi.

In a let­ter to the PM, AAP’S Delhi unit con­vener Gopal Rai said that the party has col­lected 10 lakh let­ters ad­dressed to Modi de­mand­ing full state­hood for the na­tional Cap­i­tal. Rai sought an ap­point­ment with the PM for Au­gust 17 at 11 am.

“For decades Del­hi­ites have de­manded full state­hood. In re­la­tion to this is­sue, peo­ple of Delhi have writ­ten 10 lakh let­ters to you ap­peal­ing full state­hood for the city. The AAP has al­ways sup­ported Del­hi­ites in giv­ing them their right of full state­hood. AAP de­mands that the peo­ple of Delhi are able to ex­er­cise this right of theirs,” Rai wrote in his let­ter.

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