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Situation ‘alarming’, writing to Home Minister Amit Shah: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

As northeast Delhi shook with communal riots Monday and Tuesday, Arvind Kejriwal asked for army intervention as police aren't able to control the violence.

Security personnel conduct a flag march during communal riots in northeast Delhi on 25 February 2020 | Ravi Choudhary | PTI
Security personnel conduct a flag march during communal riots in northeast Delhi on 25 February 2020 | | PTI

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Army should be called in as police is unable to control the situation despite all its efforts following the violence in parts of northeast Delhi.

The chief minister said the situation has become “alarming”, adding that he is writing to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

“I have been in touch with large no. of people whole nite (night). Situation alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable to control situation and instil confidence (sic),” Kejriwal tweeted.

“Army shud (should) be called in and curfew imposed in rest of affected areas immediately. Am writing to Hon’ble HM to this effect,” he added.


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