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Seven in 10 Delhi residents live in informal settlements. And both the BJP and the AAP have promised regularisation of colonies ahead of the assembly election.
Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia said the BJP was misleading people with 'fake papers' without making proper provisions.
At ThePrint's Off the Cuff, Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri also speaks about the govt's plans for unauthorised colonies & solid waste management.
Bill tabled in Parliament grants ownership rights to those living in unauthorised colonies but excludes 69 affluent neighbourhoods such as Sainik Farms, Chattarpur Enclave.
Attacking the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said people shouldn't believe anyone unless the registration was formalised.
As Delhi polls near, BJP plans to counter AAP sops with a ‘thanksgiving’ event with PM Modi to publicise central govt’s decision to regularise colonies.