Breaking: PM Modi Appeals For Peace From Delhites Amid Prevailing Tense Situation

Delhi   |   Published : 26 Feb 2020 8:50 AM GMT / Updated : 2020-02-26T14:26:31+05:30
Breaking: PM Modi Appeals For Peace From Delhites Amid Prevailing Tense Situation

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In a series of tweet, he has asked Delhi people to maintain peace and harmony.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally broke his silence over the communal violence that has taken over North-East Delhi since Sunday

In a series of tweet, he has asked Delhi people to maintain peace and harmony. "I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace and brotherhood at all times. It is important that there is calm and normalcy is restored at the earliest," the PM tweeted.


In another tweet, he said that he had an "extensive review" on the situation prevailing various parts of Delhi. The Prime Minister's Tweet comes minutes after, Congress President - Sonia Gandhi held a press conference.

At least 20 people including a Delhi Police Head Constable have died in the violence, and about 200 have been reportedly injured in the violence that have swept north-east Delhi since Sunday evening

Fresh cases of violence were reported from Maujpur, Jaffrabad, and Chand Bagh areas on Monday and Tuesday. Stones were pelted, houses and shops were burnt, and a mosque in Ashok Nagar was also vandalised.

Also Read: Delhi Violence: Death Toll Rises To 9, Reporters Attacked By Mob

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