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Latest news about violence in Delhi: the number rises to 42, some signs of normalcy | India News


NEW DELHI: The death toll in Delhi’s communal violence rose to 42 on Friday when clouds of smoke cleared to reveal the extent of the worst riots in the city in more than three decades and people cautiously went to work and opened stores and other establishments

Here is a look at the latest developments:

Accommodation arrangements are made for people affected by riots, says Kejriwal

At a press conference, the CM of Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi said on Friday that the government has made arrangements for the accommodation of people affected by the violence of northeastern Delhi.

“We have arranged for accommodation at our 9 Rain Baseras and local community centers for people whose homes are completely on fire or for those who cannot return to their homes. If necessary, we will also organize temporary tents for people,” Kejriwal announced.

“Normally there would be 4 SDM, but now we have designated 18 SDM there. They go among the public and talk to them. We are distributing food on a large scale,” the CM added.

Lieutenant Governor visits riot area

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal visited areas affected by riots in the northeast on Friday
Delhi to assess the situation and interact with the locals.

Baijal visited Maujpur, Jaffrabad and Gokulpuri, an official said. He was accompanied by senior police officers.

This is the first visit of the vice governor to the areas affected by the riots after violence broke out on Monday.

IPS officer SN Shrivastava appointed Delhi Police Commissioner

Shrivastava replaced Amulya Patnaik as Commissioner of the Delhi Police. He was sent to the Delhi Police as Special CP and is given an additional charge for the position of Delhi Police Commissioner as of March 1.

Some signs of normal return

Police and paramilitary personnel kept a strict vigil in view of Friday prayers in mosques.

Stores and other establishments were opened in some places and more private vehicles were seen on the roads. Cars and rickshaws also began surfing in some of the areas affected by the violence when people left their homes to return to work or catch up on essential errands.

The local mosques appealed for peace and harmony and published ads asking people who are not victims of rumors and cooperate with the police.

Delegation of Congress will visit areas affected by violence.

A delegation of five members of Congress: Mukul Wasnik, Tariq Anwar, Sushmita Dev, Shaktisinh Gohil and Kumari Selja to visit the areas affected by violence in northeast Delhi.

FIR against the Gandhis for hate speech: Delhi HC seeks center, response of the Delhi government

The Delhi High Court requested the response of the Center and the Delhi government in a guilty plea to file a FIR against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandh and Priyanka Vadra for allegedly delivering hate speech. The petition also requested the registration of an FIR against the Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, AIMIM leaders Waris Pathan and Akbaruddin Owaisi. In addition to the FIR registration, the petition also seeks the creation of a Special Investigation Team to investigate the alleged hate speech.

Strict vigil in Delhi in view of Friday prayers

Life is returning to normal in some parts of northeastern Delhi, where police and paramilitary personnel maintain a strict vigil in view of Friday prayers in mosques. In some areas of northeast Delhi, signs of normal life were observed with the opening of stores. In the areas hit by violence as well, the shops in the streets and the Bylanes were open.

People must revive their ‘Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb’: joint commissioner of the Delhi police

“The people here must revive their ‘Ganga-Jamuni tehzeeb’, which has some kind of dent. We have had conversations with the Aman Committee here, we have made elaborate arrangements in view of all the devotees who are going to offer prayers to the mosques today. The opening of the stores is a sign of normality. This process of normalization in the area began yesterday. Our focus is to ensure that all citizens residing here have to start their normal life now, “said joint commissioner OP Mishra.

UN chief closely following the situation: spokesperson

“The Secretary General has followed the situation closely. Today, the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi is more necessary than ever and is essential to create the conditions for true community reconciliation,” said Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN secretary general.

Delhi police stop the scheduled march to Shaheen Bagh

“We received information through social networks that a large group of people will come to Shaheen Bagh from Madanpur Khadar on March 1. We take it seriously, in light of the current situation. We get to know that the locals will join and they will hold a peaceful protest. We call a meeting of the Aman Committee in different places today, then all those interested here in the DCP office were summoned. They all agreed that they will remain peaceful and the protest will be postponed indefinitely. ” DCP police (southeast) of Delhi was cited by the ANI news agency.

Councilor of the AAP reserved for murder of IB official

The AAP adviser, Tahir Hussain, and his assistants were registered on Thursday in the case of the murder of the Intelligence Office official, Ankit Sharma. Hussain has denied the accusation and said he is being accused. AAP has suspended him from the main party membership and will await the result of the police investigation.

After the transfer of the judge, the higher court says ‘situation not conducive to registering FIR’

A day after a bank of the Delhi High Court urgently pressed for the prosecution of three BJP officials for their alleged hate speech, a bank changed on Thursday accepted the position of the Delhi police that the situation at this time did not It was “auspicious” to register FIR.

The Kejriwal government will bear all medical expenses for the victims of riots and announces compensation

CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that the Delhi government will bear all the medical expenses of the victims of disturbances, including those in private hospitals, and will grant up to Rs 10 lakh compensation to the families of the deceased and up to Rs 5 lakh to those who have lost their houses and shops

Delhi police appeal for videos and photographs of violence

Delhi police have asked people residing in northeast Delhi that if they had witnessed violent incidents, they should present themselves and share their terrible experience and videos with the police. Locals can also send videos and images through WhatsApp in two mobile numbers:
8750871221 and 8750871227.

Violence began in northeastern Delhi on Monday between anti and pro-citizen protesters. The violence soon intensified and spread to other areas of northeast Delhi. In the clashes, a police chief and an intelligence officer were also killed. Two special investigation teams (SIT) have been set up under the Crime Branch, Delhi Police, to investigate the violence.

Times of India