AGENCIES, New Delhi: On Wednesday, home minister Amit Shah was replying to Lok Sabha on Delhi riots, dissatisfied, Congress ministers staged a walk out. Several questions were raised by members against Delhi Police’s role during the violence.
Shah said the communal violence was “unfortunate” and paid his tribute to those who lost their lives in the incident that took place on February 25.
“I pay my tribute to all those who lost their lives in riots in Delhi and extend my condolences to their grieving families,” Amit Shah said.
Furthermore, Shah said that no incident of riots took place after February 25th violence in Delhi.
“I would like to place on record that after 25th February no incident of rioting took place. There have been attempts to politicise these riots,” Shah said during his reply in Lok Sabha.
Shah defended the performance of Delhi Police by saying that the force was on the ground and contained the riots within 36 hours.
“Questions have been asked about what the Delhi Police was doing. Police were on the ground then, police will also probe and submit a report in coming days. I would like to praise the Delhi Police for not allowing the riots to spread to other areas,” Amit Shah said.