Delhi violence: Army should be called in, says Arvind Kejriwal

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that Army should be called in as Delhi police are not able to control situation.

He said 18 people were killed and over 150 injured amid clashes between pro and anti-citizenship law protesters.

Kejriwal has retracted his earlier statement that Army was not required in the area to control the violence in north Delhi.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has postponed the board exams for Class 10 and 12 scheduled for Wednesday in North East Delhi.

The CBSE said in a statement: “Based on the request of the Directorate of Education and the government of Delhi and to avoid inconvenience to the students, staff and parents, the board has decided to postpone the exams scheduled for February 26, 2020 in northeast Delhi”.

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala took to Twitter to express his concern over violence in North East Delhi.

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

 

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