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    Delhi Violence: 22 Dead, PM Modi Appeals For ‘Peace, Brotherhood’. 10 Points

    It is important that there is calm and normalcy is restored at the earliest: PM Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first reaction on the unprecedented violence in Northeast Delhi, which claimed 22 people, on February 26th, 2020, appealed the people of the national capital to maintain peace and brotherhood.

    “Peace and harmony are central to our ethos. I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace and brotherhood at all times. It is important that there is calm and normalcy is restored at the earliest (sic),” PM Modi tweeted.

    Also read: Delhi Violence: Army Should Be Called In As Police Unable To Control Situation, Says Arvind Kejriwal

    “Had an extensive review on the situation prevailing in various parts of Delhi. Police and other agencies are working on the ground to ensure peace and normalcy,” Modi wrote in another tweet.

    The Delhi High Court held an urgent hearing at midnight after two days of incessant violence and rampage across Northeast Delhi. The HC told Delhi Police to ensure safety and immediate medical aid for all those who have been injured in the violence.

    Also read: Delhi Violence: Death Toll Reaches 20, Board Exams Postponed

    Here are the top 10 points:

    • PM Narendra Modi appealed the people to maintain peace and brotherhood. “Peace and harmony are central to our ethos. I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace and brotherhood at all times,” Modi tweeted.
    • Incidents of fresh violence and arson were reported this morning. A battery shop was set on fire in Bhajanpura area.
    • Body of an Intelligence Bureau officer – Ankit Sharma – was recovered from a drain in Delhi’s Chand Bagh. As per information, he was returning home on February 25th, 2020 evening.
    • National Security Advisor Ajit Doval visited violence-hit areas including Seelampur, Jaffrabad, Maujpur and Gokulpuri Chowk to take stock of the law and order situation last night.
    • The Delhi High Court on February 25th, 2020 directed the police to ensure safe passage and emergency treatment for those injured in the violence
    • Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has appealed to the people of Delhi not to indulge in violence, exercise caution and maintain peace.
    • The Home Minister is directly responsible for the violence in Delhi and must resign: Sonia Gandhi
    • The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and the Delhi Police have conducted a flag march at Bhagirathi Vihar in Gokulpuri.
    • A delegation of senior Congress leaders will march to the Rashtrapati Bhawan to “raise the issue of Delhi violence”.
    • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the police is unable to control the situation in Northeast Delhi and hence the army should be called in to instil confidence in people.

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