New Delhi, Aug. 2 -- Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday urged Union home minister Amit Shah to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen in the national Capital and accordingly issue directions to lieutenant-governor Anil Baijal, the government said.

A day earlier, Baijal had rejected the Delhi government's decision to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen in the capital, saying the Covid-19 situation continued to be "fragile" in Delhi and the threat was still "far from over".

In a letter written in Hindi, the deputy chief minister said the Delhi government would again send its proposal on reopening of hotels and weekly markets to the lieutenant-governor on Tuesday.

"I request you to reconsider your decision and d...