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Delhi clashes: Congress seeks the resignation of Amit Shah; Rahul Gandhi condemns violence | India News

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NEW DELHI: Congress questioned the “silence” of Interior Minister Amit Shah on clashes in Delhi on Monday and demanded his resignation, as party leader Rahul Gandhi urged people to show moderation, compassion and understanding regardless of provocation.

The party also blamed the Delhi police for failing to maintain law and order in the city and criticized Prime Minister Arvind Kejriwal for “shaking his responsibility,” saying that the people of Delhi are paying the price of a political blame game. .

Gandhi said peaceful protests are a sign of a healthy democracy, but violence can never be justified.

“The violence in Delhi today is disturbing and 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 moderation, compassion and understanding regardless of provocation, “he tweeted.

Clashes broke out between groups that support and oppose the Citizenship Law (Amendment) (CAA) in Jaffrabad and Maujpur, in northeastern Delhi, with protesters burning houses, shops and vehicles, and throwing stones at each other.

A Delhi police chief was killed and a deputy police commissioner was injured in the violence.

Clashes were also reported in the Chandbagh and Bhajanpura areas of the city.

This is the second day of clashes in Delhi, where the president of the United States, Donald Trump, will arrive Monday night.

“The Delhi police have failed to maintain law and order completely. Delhi CM has completely shaken its responsibility while the HM remains silent. HM must take responsibility and resign immediately. The people of Delhi are paying the price of the game of political guilt. ” Congress said in its official Twitter account.

“The horrible violence in some parts of Delhi, which results in the loss of the life of a police chief, is deeply sad. We call on everyone to maintain peace and law and order in the capital,” he said. match.



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