Delhi Violence Updates: Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on monday said that violence in North-East Delhi was orchestrated with an eye on US President Donald Trump’s ongoing visit to India. He said his goverment will take strict action against those responsible for the violence in the national capital. The minister said that the MHA was monitoring the situation.
Earlier today, a Delhi Police head constable who received injuries during ongoing clashes around the Citizenship Amendment Act has succumbed to injuries. He has been identified as Ratan Lal. He was attached to the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri. The violence coincides with US President Donald Trump’s visit to India. Trump has reached Delhi. He will hold bilateral talks with PM Narendra Modi in Delhi on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal have appealed for calm after violent clashes erupted in Jaffrabad and adjoining areas of the national capital. Urging people to exercise restraint, L-G Baijal said that he has instructed Delhi Police and its Commissioner to ensure that law and order is maintained in North East Delhi.