New Delhi: The death toll of the violence erupted in New Delhi has reached 22, so far, whereas the number of people injured is said to be exceeded 200. Even so, the situation in New Delhi seems to be under control. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visiting some sensitive areas, reviewed the situation and interacted with the locals.
Nevertheless, the situation in New Delhi has come under control after the deployment of police and paramilitary forces. Although tension prevails to a certain extent, no major violent incidents have been reported. Appeals are being made to the people of Delhi to maintain peace and harmony, the positive response to which is apparent. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has visited some violence-hit areas, assessing the situation and communicated with the locals. Doval comforted the people assuring that tighter security will be provided, in the future.
Doval called a meeting of senior police officials to take stock of the situation. He clarified that the Delhi police force has been discharging their duties perfectly and said that the police deployment in the sensitive areas had been increased. Some of the citizens expressed satisfaction regarding police functioning while talking to Doval. Slogans of ‘Delhi Police Zindabad’ were given at some places. Meanwhile, the number of people killed in the violence has crossed 22, including Ankit Sharma, who was working for the Intelligence Bureau. Ankit Sharma, 26-year-old was missing since Tuesday.
The spokesman of the Delhi police said that the situation was under control. The spokesman said that 106 people have in arrested in connection with the violence and delivered a message that anyone facing any trouble should approach the Delhi police. They have also released Helpline numbers. The spokesman also appealed that the people should not believe any rumours and should contact the Delhi police for official information.
At the same time, the police spokesman also warned that strict action would be taken against antisocial elements. Meanwhile, a decision to postpone CBSE exams in 80 centres in New Delhi was announced. That the situation will soon come under control and life will be normalised, is the confidence expressed. Some people are appealing that when the situation in New Delhi has become sensitive, the agitation against CAA should be withdrawn.