Congress will forcefully lift Delhi's riots in Parliament and demand the resignation of Interior Minister Amit Shah
NEW DELHI: Congress will vigorously raise the issue of communal unrest in Delhi during the second part of the Budget Session in Parliament that will begin on Monday and will require the Interior Minister Amit Shah The resignation of the alleged police lapses.
Congress is likely to submit notifications of deferral motion in both Houses of Parliament on Monday, demanding a debate on violence in Delhi, sources said.
Leader of the Congress in Lok sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said the party will vigorously raise the issue of the Delhi riots and ask why the violence occurred.
The government has failed miserably to maintain law and order. I think there must be some kind of link between the rioters and a section of police officers that resulted in horrible murders and arsons that have tarnished our image around the world. This is a matter of great concern to us, he told PTI.
We will continue to raise the demand of home minister Amit Shah 's resignation on the floor of the House, Chowdhury said.
The main spokesman of Congress and Deputy Rajya Sabha also said that Congress will address in Parliament in the strongest possible terms the unbridled destruction of democratic values in this country with active approval and, often, Nelson's selective blind eye . of the government
The form and form of protest inside or outside Parliament is a matter of coordinated strategy and not a topic that is publicly transmitted. But the country is sure that we will fulfill our responsibilities vigorously and without fear, despite extreme and illegal intrusion and harassment. , he told PTI.
Congress and other opposition parties accused the police of bias and inaction in the violence of Delhi.
A delegation of Congress, including the head of the party. Sonia Gandhi He urged the president on Thursday to request the resignation of Interior Minister Shah for his alleged abdication of duty during community violence in Delhi and remind the Center of his raj dharma.
The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the top decision-making body of the party, had also deliberated on the issue last week and passed a resolution, demanding responses from both the central government and the governments of Delhi, and urging the Delhi people to reject the politics of hate.
On Friday, the president of Congress had appointed a five-member team to visit the areas affected by the riots in northeastern Delhi and submit a report after assessing the situation there.
The delegation was composed of the secretary general of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) Mukul Wasnik, AICC in charge of Delhi Shaktisinh Gohil, the head of the Haryana Kumari Selja Congress, former deputy Tariq Anwar and the head Sushmita Dev.
At least 42 people died and more than 200 were injured in communal riots that erupted in northeast Delhi on Monday after clashes between supporters of citizenship law and protesters were out of control.
Parliament's budget session began on January 31 and continued until February 11.
After a break, it will start again on March 2 and continue until April 3.