May 23, 2024

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Amit Shah failed to guard Delhi from communal violence: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

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MUMBAI: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday mentioned Union Home Minister Amit Shah couldn’t defend Delhi from communal riots. Speaking at a rally of the Nationalist Congress Party at Kolhapur in western Maharashtra, Pawar referred to violence that broke out in Jahangirpuri space of Delhi throughout Hanuman Jayanti processions.

“Few days back, Delhi was burning due to communal tensions. The state of Delhi is controlled by (chief minister) Arvind Kejriwal, but its police comes under the Union Home Ministry handled by Amit Shah. Shah failed to protect the city from communal riots. If anything happens in Delhi, the message goes out to the world. The world would imagine that there is unrest in Delhi. You have power, but you can not handle Delhi,” he mentioned.

He additionally focused the BJP authorities in Karnataka over riots in Hooghly. “The names of shops and their owners from minority communities were mentioned on a hoarding. It was also written on it that people should not buy things from such shops. This is a common picture in the states where the BJP is in power,” the previous Union minister mentioned.