Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday called off his nine-day sit-in protest at the Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's office after bureaucrats started attending meetings with AAP ministers, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.

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This came soon after Baijal wrote to Kejriwal asking him to convene a meeting with officers to sort out the differences between the elected government and the bureaucrats.

Sisodia said several meetings, attended by IAS officers, were held during the day.

The bureaucrats have been at loggerheads with the AAP dispensation following the alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash in February.

Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues have been holding a sit-in at the LG's office since June 11, demanding a direction to the officers to end their "strike".

"Arvind Kejriwal will come out of the L-G office. It was not a dharna. We were waiting to meet the lieutenant governor," the deputy chief minister told reporters here.

As opposition leaders muster support to Kejriwal ., diverted the subject of niti aayog meeting tha made centre modi government to bend and direct Baijal who has said he was glad that Kejriwal had tweeted an appeal to the officers assuring them of safety and security in their interactions with the elected government.

LG said that he has been informed that the officers have also welcomed the appeal and they are awaiting Kejriwal’s presence in the Secretariat to hold discussions.

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