Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, 26 February, took to Twitter to comment on the communally-charged violence in northeast Delhi. “We are seeing the Nazi-inspired RSS ideology take over a nuclear-armed state of over a billion people. Whenever a racist ideology based on hatred takes over, it leads to bloodshed,” he wrote on Twitter.
I want to warn our people that anyone in Pakistan targeting our non-Muslim citizens or their places of worship will be dealt with strictly. Our minorities are equal citizens of this country.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 26, 2020
“As I had predicted in my address to UNGA last year, once the genie is out of the bottle the bloodshed will get worse. IOJK was the beginning. Now 200 million Muslims in India are being targeted. The world community must act now,” he further added.
Today in India we are seeing the Nazi-inspired RSS ideology take over a nuclear-armed state of over a billion people. Whenever a racist ideology based on hatred takes over, it leads to bloodshed.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 26, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also shared on Twitter that he had an “extensive review on the situation prevailing in various parts of Delhi” and appealed to people to maintain “peace and brotherhood at all times”.
PM Modi’s statement comes soon after Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi accused the BJP and central governmet of sperading hate and fear and demanded the Union Home Minister Amit Shah must take responsibility for violence and resign.
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.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 26, 2020
The number of deaths following violence in northeast Delhi rose to 20 on Wednesday, 26 February, according to a Guru Tegh Bahadur (GTB) Hospital official.
The Supreme Court, while hearing the petition on Shaheen Bagh, said that it will not expand the scope of Shaheen Bagh case since pleas on violence in northeast Delhi are being heard by the high court, but slammed the Delhi police for its ‘unprofesionalism’ and failure to take action.
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