The death toll due to clashes that arose over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act went up to 27 and has been termed as the worst ever communal violence since 1984.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal went around the disturbed parts of the city to rebuild the confidence of the people. National Security Advisor Ajit Doval accompanied Kejriwal and assured people that the situation is under control and the police force is doing it’s duty. However the police has come under the scanner by the Supreme Court for not taking timely action to prevent inflammatory remarks. Congress President Sonia Gandhi demanded the immediate resignation of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and held him responsible for the violence in Delhi. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm and normalcy to be restored at the earliest.