Kejriwal wants Army to control Delhi violence as police are ‘unable’ to
- Delhi chief minister Kejriwal wrote to MHA after Delhi violence turned fierce.
- Kejriwal urged the center to call the Army and impose curfew in the affected
Ajit Dovaland the cabinet committee will also hold a meeting to discuss the violence in the national capital.
Kejriwal yesterday (Feb 25) after a meeting with Union Home Minister
“I have been in touch with a large number of people the whole night. The situation is alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable to control situation and instil confidence
Army shud (should) be called in and curfew imposed in rest of affected areas immediately. I am writing to Hon’ble HM to this effect,” he tweeted.
I have been in touch wid large no of people whole nite. Situation alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable… https://t.co/MhF67GLOof— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1582694525000
Yesterday, Amit Shah chaired a meeting with Kejriwal and other key political figures seeking their advice on the matter. After the meeting, Kejriwal said that Shah assured “all help” needed to control the situation.
They demanded that Kejriwal should personally visit affected areas with local MLAs and organise peace marches to de-escalate tensions. The protestors also urged him to inform citizens about the steps taken by the government to ease the situation.
Shah and the Cabinet Committee will also hold a meeting with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to discuss the violence, today. Doval will brief the committee of the situation in the areas affected. Doval visited Seelampur, Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Gokulpuri Chowk areas affected by the violence to take stock of the law and order situation.