Situation 'alarming'; Army should be called in, says Arvind Kejriwal

Updated: Feb 26, 2020, 12:18 IST | ANI | New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal said the situation has become "alarming", adding that he is writing to Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Arvind Kejriwal accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and AAP MLAs during a prayer meeting at Rajghat in New Delhi. Pic/ PTI
Arvind Kejriwal accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and AAP MLAs during a prayer meeting at Rajghat in New Delhi. Pic/ PTI

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Army should be called in as police is unable to control the situation despite all its efforts following the violence in parts of northeast Delhi. The chief minister said the situation has become "alarming", adding that he is writing to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

"I have been in touch with large no. of people whole nite (night). Situation alarming. Police, despite all its efforts, unable to control situation and instil confidence (sic)," Kejriwal tweeted.

"Army shud (should) be called in and curfew imposed in rest of affected areas immediately. Am writing to Hon'ble HM to this effect," he added.

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