Poll: Do you think Delhi should be granted statehood?

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jul 06, 2015 15:06 IST

Delhi chief minister Arvind Keriwal plans to conduct a referendum to decide if the national capital should be granted status of a state.

Kejriwal has asked the urban development department to come up with a feasibility report specifying a timeline for the referendum, according to an official source.

"Do a referendum in Delhi. Draft a law and create machinery for referendum," a note by the CM - Hindustan Times has a copy of it - said to the urban department and other sections of the government.

The CM has also asked the urban and legal departments to speed up work on a Delhi statehood bill that will be sent to the Centre for its consent.

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