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Opposition parties give 23 adjournment notices in Lok Sabha over Delhi violence

The violence, which began on February 23, raged across several areas of North-East district for four days as houses and shops were burnt down in arson and over 200 people sustained injuries.
 

Published: 02nd March 2020 11:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd March 2020 11:20 AM   |  A+A-

Trinamool Congress Party MPs staging a protest demonstration against the recent violence in Delhi in New Delhi. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

Trinamool Congress Party MPs staging a protest demonstration against the recent violence in Delhi in New Delhi. (Photo | Shekhar Yadav, EPS)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Monday separately sent 23 adjournment notices in Lok Sabha over violence that engulfed parts of North-East Delhi and left at least 46 dead.

Congress, Trinamool Congress (TMC), CPM, CPI, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and DMK have given the notice in the lower house as the second half of Parliament's Budget Session resumed today.

Lok Sabha MPs Adhir Ranjan Choudhary and K Suresh have also given the notice in this regard.

The violence, which began on February 23, raged across several areas of North-East district for four days as houses and shops were burnt down in arson and over 200 people sustained injuries.

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Delhi Police has registered 254 FIRs including 41 cases under the Arms Act. As many as 903 people have been either arrested or detained by police.

Two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) have been constituted under the Delhi Police's Crime Branch to investigate the violence.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the next of kin of the people, who lost their lives in the violence.

He has said that Rs 5 lakh will be provided in cases of permanent incapacitation, Rs 2 lakh for serious injuries, and Rs 20,000 for minor injury. 

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