On Monday, the first working day of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, media persons were barred from entering the Delhi Secretariat following a scuffle among some journalists, TV crew and photographers.

A press conference by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Delhi government spokesperson Nagendra Sharma was called off following the scuffle.

Security personnel at the secretariat said they have directions from government officials not to allow in media persons.

However, the Delhi government spokesperson denied any such directive was issued by the government banning the entry of journalists inside the secretariat.

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