New Delhi: At a time when the Lok Sabha witnessed a ruckus from the Opposition members over an immediate discussion on Delhi violence, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Thursday said the law enforcement agencies are doing their best to bring the situation under control. “The law enforcement agencies doing their best to bring situation under control,” Kumar said. Also Read - Delhi Violence: Court Rejects Tahir Hussain's Surrender Plea, Suspended AAP Councillor Likely to be Arrested
Talking about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s comments on Delhi violence, Kumar said that India has made strong demarche with Turkish Ambassador in Delhi on March 3 on this matter. Also Read - Delhi Violence: IB Staffer Ankit Sharma Killed to 'Send Across Message', Probe Indicates
“They’re factually inaccurate, they’re driven by his own political agenda. We don’t expect such statements from a Head of State. We made strong demarche with Turkish Ambassador in Delhi on March 3 on this matter.” Also Read - Government to Issue Fresh Guidelines to Social Media Platforms in Wake of Delhi Violence, Say Reports
The statement from Kumar came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week criticised India after communal riots in Delhi left at least 47 people dead and more than 200 injured.
Demanding an immediate discussion on Delhi violence, Opposition members earlier in the day created ruckus in the Lok Sabha. The House was later was adjourned till noon.
The ruckus was created after 30 Congress MPs started shouting slogans and displayed placards and a banner, demanding the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah over the Delhi violence.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said that three-fourth of the members want the House to function.