At least by now, 27 Feb morning, 32 people have been killed and over 200 hundreds wounded in violence across the Indian capital New Delhi after four straight days of clashes over the citizenship law.
Delhi High Court has urged police to file FIRs against those making hateful and inflammatory speeches. The court’s observation came after speeches made by four BJP leaders, including Union Minister Anurag Thakur and local leader Kapil Mishra
Indian National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, has been tasked to restore law and order in the national capital, made a second visit to violence-hit areas on Wednesday evening. He was confronted by a young Muslim girl who made an emotional appeal for help. He promised to help. People are questioning the efficacy of Ajit Doval while Home Minster Amit Shah is calling the shots legally and covertly.
As per Modi everything stills normal and nothing to be concerned.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also issued a call for peace on Wednesday. He also demanded the Army be called in – something the Home Ministry has so far refused to do
Indian Government sources say the violence has been “orchestrated”, [by ISI] as it came at a time when US President Donald Trump was visiting the country. When Mr Trump was asked for his reaction to the violence, he said it was “up to India” to deal with it”.
Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi launched criticized Amit Shah, demanding he take responsibility and resign. Mrs Gandhi also took aim at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, accusing both governments of not taking adequate steps to control the situation when it broke on Sunday.
The violence, which has left several neighbourhoods looking like war zones, also led to the postponement of CBSE board exams for a second straight day. Five exams – two for Class X and three for Class XII – had been deferred on Tuesday after appeals by students.
Some of the data has been taken from NDTV