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Delhi: Demolitions And Sealings

Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials seal an illegal factory during a sealing drive in New Delhi.

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Police personnel patrol in the Mayapuri scrap market in New Delhi, Owners of scrapping units were busy getting their goods ready for transport after a public notice gave the traders 48 hours to comply with the sealing directives issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

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Security forces jawans move past a scooty lying on the road following clashes between the locals and the police during a sealing drive at Mayapuri, New Delhi.

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Police personnel are seen through a broken car window following clashes between locals and the police during a sealing drive in Mayapuri, New Delhi.

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Supporters of Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari show placards, outside the Supreme Court premises, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court took strong exception to Tiwari for allegedly violating its directions on the sealing of illegal structures in the national capital, and said that being an MP does not give him liberty to take the law in his hands.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari appears at Supreme Court in relation to a sealing case, in New Delhi.

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Municipal Corporation workers demolish the illegal structure at Laxmi Nagar market, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and DPCC President Ajay Maken attend a parliament on sealing issue, organised by Confederation of All India Traders, in New Delhi.

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Traders raise slogans during a protest at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi

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Traders raise slogans during a protest at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public meeting amid a protest by a group of traders over ongoing sealing drive, at Gandhi Nagar Maket in East Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken during an all-party meeting to discuss about on-going sealing drive at CM's residence in New Delhi.

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Traders of shops at Amar Colony protest against sealing drive in New Delhi.

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Shop owners play cricket after they shut their stores in a protest against sealing in New Delhi.

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Family members of traders react as Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken along with other party leaders addresses during a meeting amid a protest by traders over on going sealing drive at Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi.

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Family members of traders react as Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken along with other party leaders addresses during a meeting amid a protest by traders over on going sealing drive at Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi.

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Family members of traders react as Delhi Congress President Ajay Maken along with other party leaders addresses during a meeting amid a protest by traders over on going sealing drive at Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public meeting amid a protest by a group of people over ongoing sealing drive, at Amar Colony Market in New Delhi.

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Traders shout slogans during a 'Katora' protest against the ongoing sealing in the city, in New Delhi.

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Traders shout slogans after being detained by Delhi police during a 'Katora' protest against the ongoing sealing in the city, in New Delhi.

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Traders shout slogans as they take part in a 'Katora' protest against sealing drive, near Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari's residence in New Delhi.

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Traders protest holding banner and roses against MCD’s sealing drive at MCD HQ civic Center in New Delhi.

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AAP party workers protest against the ongoing MCD's sealing drive in the city, outside Delhi LG residence, in New Delhi.

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Workers sit outside closed shops during trader's 48-hour bandh against MCD's ongoing sealing, at Chandni Chowk area of New Delhi.

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Traders raise anti-government slogans during the 48-hour bandh against MCD's ongoing sealing, at Chandni Chowk area of New Delhi.

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Closed shops at South Extension Market during trader's 48-hour bandh against MCD's ongoing sealing in New Delhi.

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Officials of Municipal Corporation of Delhi and police carrying out sealing as traders look on, at East Patel Nagar Market in Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets Defence colony market traders over the issue of ongoing sealing drive in the city, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel baton charge Aam Aadmi Party party workers as they raise slogans against MCD's sealing drive at Patel Chowk in New Delhi.

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Police personnel baton charge Aam Aadmi Party party workers as they raise slogans against MCD's sealing drive at Patel Chowk in New Delhi.

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Police personnel baton charge Aam Aadmi Party party workers as they raise slogans against MCD's sealing drive at Patel Chowk in New Delhi.

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A view of the closed market at Chandni Chowk during the traders' day-long bandh called over the ongoing sealing of business establishments across the city, in New Delhi.

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A view of a closed Khari Baoli market during the traders' day-long bandh called over the ongoing sealing of business establishments across the city, in New Delhi.

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Traders shout slogans during a protest against BJP-ruled MCD over the ongoing sealing, in New Delhi.

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AAP leader Alka Lamba at a party meeting on the sealing issue in New Delhi. Lamba is one of the 20 AAP MLAs who have been disqualified from the Delhi Assembly for allegedly holding offices of profit.

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AAP leader Sanjay Singh addresses a party meeting on the sealing issue in New Delhi.

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Closed shops at South Extension Market against MCD Sealing.

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Workers of the shops protest against MCD at South Extension Marketagainst MCD Sealing. Major Markets in south Delhi remain closed on Friday to protest the municipal corporation's sealing drive.

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BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi met protesting shop owners at South Extension Market against MCD Sealing.

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Worker of the Shops protesting at South Extension Market against MCD Sealing. Major Markets in south Delhi remain closed to protest the municipal corporation's sealing drive.

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Police personnel outside shops in the Khan Market, in New Delhi. NDMC sealed many shops in the upscale market for flouting civic norms.

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Police personnel outside shops in the Khan Market, in New Delhi. NDMC sealed many shops in the upscale market for flouting civic norms.

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People gather outside shops in the Khan Market, in New Delhi. NDMC sealed many shops in the upscale market for flouting civic norms.

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Remains of the iconic Hall of Nations structure at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi. Authorities on Sunday night demolished the Hall of Industries and Hall of Nations buildings, constructed in 1972, for setting up of a 'world-class' exhibition centre.

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Demolition team of Haryana Urban development authority bulldoze a house in Fatehpur Jharsa village, Gurgaon.

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Municipal workers carry out demolition drive in Faridabad.

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Friday prayers at the site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to news reports, the mosque built "illegally" on DDA land, was demolished by it acting on a court order on Jan 12

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Friday prayers at the site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to news reports, the mosque built "illegally" on DDA land, was demolished by it acting on a court order on Jan 12.

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Muslims break police barricades near a site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to news reports, the mosque built "illegally" on a civic body land, was demolished by it acting on a court order on Jan 12

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People arrive to offer prayers at the site of a mosque demolished by authorities at Jangpur B-Block in New Delhi

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Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav with Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari at a meeting at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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Policemen stand guard as Muslims walk at the site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Two women look out from the window of their house as Muslims offer Friday prayers at the site of the razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Muslims offer Friday prayers outside a police station to protest against the demolition of a mosque in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Muslims arrive to protest and to offer Friday prayers at the site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Jama Masjid chief cleric Syed Ahmed Bukhari, left wearing sunglasses, prepares to offer Friday prayers at the site of a razed Mosque in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Muslims remove the Delhi Development Authority board at the razed Mosque site, in New Delhi. According to DDA officials, the religious structure was built illegally on DDA land and was demolished after a committee approved it.

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Protestors offer namaz (prayer), as they block traffic near the site of a religious structure that was demolished by DDA in New Delhi.

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Protesters block traffic near the site of a religious structure that was demolished by DDA in New Delhi. Police lobbed teargas shells and used force to disperse scores of people protesting the demolition of the 'illegal' religious structure in south-east Delhi, according to news reports. Backdrop is an unrelated heritage monument.

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