Statehood of Delhi will require amendment of the National Capital territory  (NCT) Act.

Earlier, the then Home Minister LK Adwani had also tabled the Statehood Bill of Delhi in Parliament as Statehood was a poll promise of all parties contesting in Delhi. Home Minister LK Advani had tabled Delhi Statehood Bill in Parliament in the past but to no avail.

It will also open another gateway of confrontation between the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and the Centre as there are already many crucial bills pending before the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

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