Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was silent about the , protests and riots, which have been going on for the past 72 hours, finally broke his silence and spoke about it.
Mr. Modi, on the 26th of February, took to Twitter and asked for restoration of peace and calm.
In a tweet, Mr. Modi said, “Peace and harmony are central to our ethos. I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Delhi to maintain peace and brotherhood at all times.”
PM Modi said, “Had an extensive review on the situation prevailing in various parts of Delhi. Police and other agencies are working on the ground to ensure peace and normalcy.”
The statement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi came after Sonia Gandhi, the interim President of the Indian National Congress (INC,) spoke about the riots.
Ms. Gandhi, on the 26th of February, addressed the media and blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Home Minister Amit Shah behind the attacks.
Sonia Gandhi also demanded a resignation of Amit Shah, as he failed to control the situation, which cost the lives of 20 people and left 180 injured.
However, the BJP denied the allegations and urged people of Delhi to be calm and patient and avoid any kind of violence.
Meanwhile, the Delhi police is working at the ground level to ensure peace and normalcy and also imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in major areas of the City.