Jahangirpuri: Delhi police deny permission for Ram Navami procession2 min read
On Monday (March 27), the Office of the Police Commissioner (north-west Delhi) denied permission for finishing up an idol procession throughout Ram Navami within the Jahangirpuri space of Delhi.
A Hindu devotee had requested permission to organise the annual occasion but it surely was turned down by the police, citing the legislation and order state of affairs.
“I am directed to inform you that your request for Shree Ram Bhagwan Pratima Yatra on the occasion of Ramnavami Mahotsav on 30.03.23 has been considered by the competent authority but could not be acceded to from a law and order point of view,” the police mentioned in an announcement.
Hello @DelhiPolice, why did you deny the permission for Ramnavmi Possession in Jahangirpuri, Delhi?
If there’s a safety risk, why do we have now police? You’re getting a wage for simply issuing such tips or to make sure security of frequent individuals? @HMOIndia pic.twitter.com/uFZe3GJswv
— Mr Sinha (@MrSinha_) March 28, 2023
“Hello @DelhiPolice, why did you deny the permission for Ramnavmi Possession in Jahangirpuri, Delhi? If there’s a security threat, why do we have police? You’re getting a salary for just issuing such guidelines or to ensure the safety of common people?” inquired in style Twitter consumer ‘Mr Sinha’
Opindia reached out to the Station House Office (SHO) of the Jahangirpuri police station, who confirmed the authenticity of the letter. It is just not identified whether or not the Jahangirpuri violence orchestrated by Islamists throughout Hanuman Jayanti in 2022 had any bearing on the choice of the police.
Violence at Jahangirpuri throughout Hanuman Jayanti in 2022
On April 16 final yr, a Hanuman Jayanti procession was attacked by Islamists within the Jahangirpuri space of Delhi. The procession was shifting peacefully however was stopped by one Ansar Sheikh and his confederate close to the Jama Masjid.
They initiated an argument, which shortly escalated into stone-pelting, leading to a stampede within the procession. According to the FIR, the police tried to take management of the state of affairs, however Islamists disregarded the orders and set automobiles on hearth.
They additionally pelted stones and glass bottles on the Hindu devotees. Later, a video of an Islamist named Sonu Chikna, firing photographs on the procession, went viral on social media.