Thakur assured that his party will work for development and erase AAP from Delhi
New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur on Tuesday said that the process of clearing Shaheen Bagh will begin as soon as results of the Delhi Assembly polls start to pour in on February 11 and BJP is voted into power. Thakur, who was recently banned from election campaigning for his controversial remarks at an election rally expressed confidence on the victory of BJP in the Assembly elections while hitting out at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for supporting anti CAA protests at Shaheen Bagh.
“Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister completely support Shaheen Bagh. When people of Delhi will vote for lotus (BJP’s symbol), I assure you as the results come in on February 11, Shaheen Bagh too will start getting cleared (11 Feb ko nateeje aate -aate hi Shaheen Bagh bhi saaf hona shuru ho jaayega iska mein aapko vishwaas dilata hun),” he said while addressing a gathering.
Shaheen Bagh has been the site for protests against the CAA, which has been going on for almost two months.
Assuring that his party will work for the development of Delhi, he said: “We will work for Delhi’s development. AAP ke paap ab Dilli nahi karegi maaf. AAP will be wiped off from Delhi.”
Shooter sent to TWO day custody
New Delhi: Kapil Gujjar, the man who opened fired in Shaheen Bagh on February 1, was on Tuesday sent to police custody for two days by a Delhi court.
During the hearing, Gurjjar’s lawyer asked the court why the police needed further custody even though they recovered everything, including bike, mobile, and pistol.
Police argued that the accused was allegedly given the weapon by a source in Bihar and that they were trying to trace him.
Police said the accused deleted his conversations and that they need to recover those messages to find out who he spoke to in order to trace the source of the weapon.
‘These incident reminds of Jan 30, 1948’
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday said that firing incident in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh area reminds of January 30, 1948 – Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary.
Baghel told reporters, “Women have been sitting there. This country is of Mahatma Gandhi, Guru Ghasidas, Guru Nanak Dev, where there has been a tradition of walking on the path of truth and non-violence.” “Firing happened at the place where women are protesting peacefully, this reminds of January 30, 1948, it shows that whosoever walks on the path of peace will be shot,” he added.
The man who fired in Shaheen Bagh on February 1, was detained by police on Saturday following the firing incident.