Delhi Violence LIVE UPDATES: Death toll rises to 20, Congress leaders to march to Rashtrapati Bhawan

Police dispersed the people who had gathered outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence demanding action against Delhi Violence and seeking restoration of peace.

Written by February 26, 2020 08:59

At least 20 people have been killed in Delhi during violent clashes between Hindu and Muslim groups over a new citizenship law, Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital informed media today.

Meanwhile, police have put barricades and sealed all the roads that lead to Ghaziabad from northeast Delhi since yesterday.

North-East Delhi violence: Police admits injured to hospital, more stretchers to transport wounded

LIVE UPDATES

# CM & Delhi Govt is equally responsible for not activating the administration to reach out to the people to maintain peace&harmony. It is the collective failure of both governments that have resulted in a great tragedy in the capital city, says Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi

Intelligence Bureau official found dead in Chand Bagh. Reportedly, his body was recovered from a drain.

Death toll in northeast Delhi violence rises to 20, says GTB Hospital authorities

NSA Ajit Doval will attend the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) meeting, today

“Keeping in mind the violence in Delhi, we have sealed the borders. There is peace in our district. We have closed all the wine shops in nearby areas,” Ajay Kumar Pandey, District Magistrate (DM) had stated.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has spoken to the family of the injured Shahdara DCP (Deputy Commissioner of Police) Amit Sharma and inquired about his health.

Security personnel is deployed in these areas.

The protesters left the metro station last night.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: Entry and exit gates at all stations have been opened. Normal services have resumed at all stations.
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval leaves from the office of Deputy Commissioner of Police North-East in Seelampur to review the security situation in different parts of North-East Delhi, on the intervening night of 25-26 February.

Police dispersed the people who had gathered outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence demanding action against Delhi Violence and seeking restoration of peace.