New Delhi: The Centre on Monday warned of stern motion in opposition to these concerned within the violence in Northeast Delhi that led to the killing of a policeman in stone pelting.
Union Minister of State for Residence G Kishan Reddy additionally stated non-violent protests in a democratic nation are acceptable however not violence which, he termed, was an try and dent India’s picture in the course of the go to of US President Donald Trump.
“My deepest condolences to the family of the Delhi Police Head Constable who lost his life amidst the protests in Delhi. Our @narendramodi government condemns all forms of violence and we assure a stern action against the culprits,” Reddy tweeted.
Later speaking to reporters, the minister stated the central authorities has directed the police to take motion in opposition to these concerned within the violence and central forces had been deployed in numerous components of the nationwide capital.
“This has been done in the wake of President Trump’s visit to India. This is an attempt to dent the image of India and Government of India. I, on behalf of Government of India, condemn the killing of the policeman in the stone-pelting incident,” he informed reporters.
Reddy stated the federal government has not taken any motion in opposition to the protesters at Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh regardless of a nationwide freeway being blocked for 2 months.
“We are taking measures in a considerate manner. We have not used any police force (to vacate the area) because it is a democratic country and peaceful protests are allowed. We will take serious step if there is any violence,” he stated.
The minister additionally slammed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi for his or her assist to the individuals who have been protesting in opposition to the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA).
“Will Rahul Ganhdi or Owaisi take the responsibility for the killing of the policeman. We are trying to resolve the issue amicably for the last two months. We are using democratic norms,” he stated.
A Delhi Police head constable was killed and a deputy commissioner of police injured as clashes over the Citizenship Modification Act (CAA) broke out once more in northeast Delhi’s Jaffrabad and Maujpur on Monday, with protesters torching homes, outlets and automobiles, and hurling stones at one another.
Violence between teams supporting and opposing the CAA was additionally reported within the Chandbagh and Bhajanpura areas.
That is the second day of clashes within the metropolis the place US President Trump arrived on Monday night.