Delhi CM reviews situation after demolition, protests
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila
Dikshit on Wednesday night reviewed the situation at Nizamuddin area
where protests were held after demolition of an illegally
built religious structure at a nearby locality.
In a late night meeting, attended by several top
officials, Dikshit said the officials should visit the spot
and ensure that law and order situation does not go out of
hand. All the efforts should be taken so that peace prevails,
she told them.
The demolition was carried out by Delhi Development
Authority (DDA) in south-east Delhi`s Jangpura-B Block area at
around 6 AM on the orders of Delhi High Court, amidst heavy
In the afternoon, protestors marched towards the site of
the demolished structure. Police lobbed teargas shells and
used batons to disperse the protestors, who tried to reach the
site and offer prayers. Later in the evening, the protestors
also indulged in stone-pelting.
Sources said the government may approach the court to
allow people to offer prayers at the open space.
- J&K: Teams named after militants in cricket tournament
- Laser walls activated along Indo-Pak border to keep vigil against terrorists
- Haji Ali Dargah row: Trupti Desai wants support of Aamir, Salman, SRK
- ISRO successfully launches IRNSS-1G into the orbit
- IRNSS-1G launch: It's a great gift to people of India from scientists, says PM Modi
- VVIP chopper scam: Ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi had admitted to meeting middleman Haschke
- F-16 fighter jets sold to Pakistan could be used against India: US lawmakers
- Fee hike: Schools will not budge with dharnas, submit a written complaint, Manish Sisodia tells parents
- Know what Shah Rukh Khan feels about PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ initiative
- Know how Karan Johar entertains ‘India's Got Talent’ co-judge Malaika Arora Khan