Ex-Okhla MLA Asif in Shaheen Bagh. Former-Okhla MLA Asif Md Khan gets active with his supporters at about 5 pm in Shaheen Bagh with his supporters. After attending a meeting called at Dolphin House in Shaheen Bagh by local residents against building of a concrete structure in the new park on the road, he marched towards the spot and forced workers to stop work.
Police officers too turned up on the spot and assured the former MLA that no illegal work will be implemented. Earlier, local residents expressed their anguish over narrowing of the road by building a stripping park on the road that a few months ago was broadened.
“Residents are deeply upset with what is happening. We won’t tolerate illegal construction,” said Congress leader Pervez Alam Khan.