#DelhiRiots: Death toll rises to 18

#DelhiRiots: Death toll rises to 18

The death toll has increased to 18 in the clashes that took place in North-East Delhi over Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Sunil Kumar Gautam MD, Guru Teg Bahadur (GTB) Hospital has acknowledged the death figures and added that the injured are getting treated.

Meanwhile National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval was assigned the task to bring violence under control. Ajit Doval visited violence hit areas such as Jafrabad, Seelampur, Maujpur and Gokulpuri Chowk. He also held talks with leaders of different communities and urged them to maintain peace.

Later in the day Ajit Doval will meet the Union Cabinet Committee which is scheduled on Security and give his report and the plan of action to be taken to ensure normalcy in North-East Delhi.

All the schools have been shut and Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked several schools to postpone the exams.