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Prashant Bhushan said, “Kudos to the Delhi HC for holding a midnight hearing to direct Delhi police to provide safe passage to injured riot victims to the hospital. Shame on the police"

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On February 24, violent clashes broke out between supporters and opponents of the CAA in many areas of East Delhi. There was stone-pelting on both sides. Many shops and trains were set on fire. A head constable of Delhi Police Ratan Lal has died in the violence. More than 10 protesters and about 37 policemen have been injured. Shahdara DCP's car was set on fire. A petrol pump was set on fire in Bhajanpura. Apart from Maujpur, Bhajanpura, and Zafarabad, there was also news of violence in Karaval Nagar. See what the leaders said about this violence-

Prashant Bhushan said, “Kudos to the Delhi HC for holding a midnight hearing to direct Delhi police to provide safe passage to injured riot victims to the hospital. Shame on the police that far from controlling the rioters they seem to be complicit with them. What's happening in Delhi is similar to 1984”.

Arvind Kejriwal said, “Very distressing news regarding disturbance of peace and harmony in parts of Delhi coming in.
I sincerely urge Hon’ble LG n Hon'ble Union Home Minister to restore law and order n ensure that peace and harmony is maintained. Nobody should be allowed to orchestrate flagrations.”

Manish Sisodia urged people to maintain peace in the capital city

Manoj Tiwari urged to maintain peace in the capital city

Asaduddin Owaisi said, ‘These riots were a result of incitement by an ex MLA & BJP leader. Now there is clear evidence of police involvement

The ex-MLA should be arrested immediately, urgent steps should be taken to control the violence. Otherwise, it’ll spread’

Owaisi also condemned the Delhi violence, “Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM in Hyderabad: I condemn the violence that took place in Delhi today, in which a Police constable and civilians lost their lives. This is a shame for the country that violence broke out when foreign dignitaries are on a visit here.”

Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed shock over the death of constable Ratan Lal

Rahul Gandhi said, “The violence today in Delhi is disturbing & must be unequivocally condemned. Peaceful protests are a sign of a healthy democracy, but violence can never be justified. I urge the citizens of Delhi to show restraint, compassion & understanding no matter what the provocation.”





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