The death toll in the violence in North East Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act has increased. The death toll in North East Delhi violence has increased from 13 to 18. Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital has confirmed the death of four more people. Let us tell you that violence erupted on Sunday between those who support and oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act. More than 250 people have been injured, including 56 police personnel, in the ongoing violence in Zafarabad, Maujpur etc. areas of North East Delhi.
Actually, there were reports of violence in Delhi on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for three days. Not only arson and violence took place but also looting in Jafrabad, Maujpur, Brahmapuri, Babarpur areas of North East Delhi. In view of reports of violence, an order has been issued to shoot down the miscreants. Also, Amit Shah has called the meeting again.
Tension continues in these areas
Jafrabad, Maujpur, Brahmapuri, Babarpur, Karmapuri, Sudamppuri, Ghonda Chowk, Karaval Nagar, Mustafabad, Chandbagh, Noore Elahi, Bhajanpura and Gokalpuri areas of North East Delhi are disturbed and tension has continued here for the last three days is. On Tuesday morning, people from both the sides came on the road and there was a lot of stone pelting and firing throughout the day in fiercely chopped Kardampuri and Sudampuri area.
After the incident in Delhi, the border adjacent to Loni area of Ghaziabad has been sealed. According to District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey, Section 144 is applicable in the district. On the other hand, a red alert has been issued in view of law and order in Noida. Heavy security forces are deployed at the borders.
School closures and examinations postponed
Schools in North Eastern district have been instructed to close. All schools in these areas will remain closed on Wednesday. The Delhi government has announced the postponement of internal examinations. Apart from this, the government has also postponed CBSE board examinations.
Metro stations remain closed
But today the service started even though today all the metro stations have been normalized. But five stations of the Pink Line metro line remained closed due to violence. These include the metro stations of Shiv Vihar, Johri Enclave, Gokulpuri, Maujpur and Zafarabad. The metro was run only from Majlis Park to Welcome on the Pink Line. However, metro service is common today.
There were queues at shops: In the violence affected areas, people started collecting ration materials. Ration shops started queuing up in the evening. In many places people bought goods even at inflated prices.
Scattering outside Arvind Kejriwal’s residence
Delhi Police has removed people seeking action against the culprits of Delhi violence outside the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and seeking peace at the earliest. Water canons have been used on siege students and some people have also been detained.
Ajit Doval took stock of the situation
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval arrived in Seelampur late tonight to take stock of the situation. Doval spoke to top police officials. Ajit Doval left Seelampur after a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner of North-East Police, Seelampur, and other top police officers, including the Police Commissioner, for about an hour.
How the violence started?
A large number of people protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act blocked the road on Sunday following which clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of the CAA in Zafarabad. Similar protests started in many other areas of Delhi. In Maujpur, BJP leader Kapil Mishra called a meeting demanding that the police remove anti-CAA protesters within three days. Soon after, members of the two groups pelted stones at each other, forcing the police to release tear gas shells.