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Delhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal To Meet MLAs Of Affected Areas, MHA Reviews Situation

Amit Shah reviewed the law and order situation in Delhi and directed officials to restore normalcy at the earliest, a Home Ministry official said.

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Delhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal To Meet MLAs Of Affected Areas, MHA Reviews Situation
Protesters from bth sides pelted stones and torched vehicles on Monday. (PTI)
Delhi Violence: Arvind Kejriwal To Meet MLAs Of Affected Areas, MHA Reviews Situation
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2020-02-25T09:28:11+05:30

Urging everyone to shun violence, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that he will meet senior officials and MLAs of all the affected areas in a short while from now, a day after those in favour and against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) clashed in the national capital, leading to the death of 5 people, including a head constable.

"Am v worried abt prevailing situation in certain parts of Del. All of us together shud make all efforts to restore peace in our city. I again urge everyone to shun violence," Kejriwal tweeted.

Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the prevailing situation in the city, officials said.

Shah reviewed the law and order situation in Delhi and directed officials to restore normalcy at the earliest, a Home Ministry official said.

Those who attended the meeting included Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla, Director of Intelligence Bureau Arvind Kumar, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, among others. 

A head constable was among four people killed and at least 50 others, including several paramilitary and Delhi Police personnel, were injured as violence spiralled over the amended citizenship law in northeast Delhi on Monday.

Frenzied protesters torched houses, shops, vehicles and a petrol pump, besides hurling stones.

(With inputs from PTI)

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