Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has directed Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar to identify land for the rehabilitation of victims ahead of a proposed demolition drive in the Tughlakabad Fort area, according to an official order.
The Archeological Survey of India has proposed a demolition drive in the fort Area.
Sisodia has asked the chief secretary to immediately formulate a rehabilitation plan, a government official said.
A political slugfest has erupted in the national capital over a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) demolition drive in the Mehrauli Archaeological Park area.
On Tuesday, Lt Governor VK Saxena directed the DDA to stop the drive, five days after the exercise began.