Amit Shah was nowhere to be seen when violence hit Delhi: Shiv Sena
MUMBAI: Shiv Sena spokesman '' on Friday hit the Minister of Interior of the Union Amit Shah about the chaos in Delhi, saying it was nowhere to be seen when the national capital was shaken by violence.
An editorial in the Marathi newspaper said that Shah had taken a long time to campaign for the election of the Delhi assembly, which had just concluded, distributing door-to-door pamphlets to gain the support of BJP candidates.
The Delhi police are under the Union home ministry.
But now it is surprising that he was not seen when 38 lives were lost and large-scale destruction on public and private property was caused, said the party, a former ally of the BJP.
If at this time, Congress or any other party had been in power in the Center and BJP in the opposition, the party would have demanded the resignation of the Interior Minister and taken out to pressure his demand. Now, (these things) they will not happen because the BJP is in power and the opposition is weak, but still (president of Congress) Sonia Gandhi He has sought Shah's resignation, the editorial said.
Sena's publication questioned the delay in responding to the unstable situation in Delhi.
When the Interior Minister was in Ahmedabad (February 24) welcoming Trump (to US President Donald) to Trump, an IB official was killed (in Delhi).
After three days, prime minister Narendra Modi He appealed for peace and the NSA was on the streets of Delhi talking to people. What is the use now (of these measures) after the damage has been done? Asked the newspaper.
The editorial said the opposition may question Shah's absence from Delhi when Parliament meets next week after the break and interrupts the proceedings.
If the opposition raises the issue of Delhi's riots in Parliament, will it be called anti-national? the editorial asked.
The newspaper lamented that provocative speeches, blamed for the violence in Delhi, have become a form of political capital.
The events in Delhi are cause for concern, according to the editorial.