Tribune News Service
New Delhi, September 4
Prominent activists who took half within the anti-CAA agitation on Friday questioned the road of investigation into riots in north-east Delhi early this yr, and demanded launch of these booked concerning it.
The activists together with Swaraj Abhiyan President Yogendra Yadav and Member of Sonia Gandhi led- National Advisory Council (NAC) throughout Congress-led Manmohan Singh authorities, Harsh Mander, alleged that the Delhi Police is fabricating instances in opposition to those that took half in anti-CAA agitation within the garb of investigation into the riots.
Former JNU scholar chief Umar Khalid was additionally a part of the group that addressed the press questioning the Delhi Police.
They claimed the police have been performing on a script ready by the BJP regime on the Centre to focus on one part of individuals against its ideology.
“There is a move to criminalise the agitation against CAA,” Yadav mentioned, echoing the views expressed by different members of the group.
They added that the agitation was democratic and simply, within the curiosity of secular cloth of the Constitution
They mentioned the police have been coercing individuals who took half within the agitation to provide self-incriminating proof.
However, they didn’t reply a query on whether or not they may cite any specific occasion of the alleged coercion by the police concerning the riots.
They additional alleged the “right wing” activists and BJP leaders together with Union Minister Aurag Thakur who stoked up communal hatred by means of speeches which led to the riots have been shielded.
Many political observers are of the view that anti and professional CAA agitation, particularly the Shaheen Bagh’s indefinite sit-in was linked to the final Assembly election in Delhi.
There can be a view that the CAA problem and occasions associated to Delhi riots will likely be within the air in view of the approaching meeting election in Bihar.
Statement launched by Activists of Anti-CAA-NRC-NPR motion.
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