New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday condemned the violent clash in North East Delhi in which 10 people have died and said she is deeply disturbed by what is happening in the national capital. Also Read - Delhi Violence: 'Quell Rumours, Dispel Fears,' MHA Issues Advisory as Death Toll Climbs to 10
“We are deeply disturbed and concerned about what and why is it happening in Delhi. We are watching it. In our country, there is no place for violence. We the people of India want peace and we appeal everyone to maintain peace,” Mamata said. Also Read - Delhi Violence Latest News Today: 'Amit Shah Assured Adequate Number of Police Force, Everyone Wants Peace', Says Kejriwal After 'Positive' Meeting With Home Minister
The statement from the West Bengal Chief Minister came as many parts of North East Delhi is burning under violent clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters. As per the latest updates, over 10 people have died in the violent clash in the area. GTB Hospital sources stated that more than 150 people have been injured in the incident and undergoing treatment.
“There have been 10 deaths, and 150 injured people have been admitted at GTB Hospital in the last 24 hours,” Sunil Kumar, Medical Superintendent of GTB Hospital, told ANI.
To bring the situation under control, Union Home Minister Amit Shah earlier in the day chaired a meeting with LG Anil Baijal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik and took stock of the matter.
Apart from Mamata Banerjee, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has also urged all to maintain peace and stop the ‘madness.’ He also visited the injured patients in the hospital where they are undergoing treatment.
“Everyone has received injuries whether it is Hindus, Muslims or police personnel. No one will benefit from it and this madness must be stopped,” Kejriwal said.