The Aam Admi Party (AAP) right now alleged that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been positioned beneath home arrest by Delhi Police since Monday, notably within the wake of his go to to the Singhu border on Monday and the Bharat Bandh known as right now by farmers protesting towards the brand new central agricultural legal guidelines. Senior police officers, nevertheless, denied the allegation.
BJP’s Delhi Police has put Hon’ble CM Shri @ArvindKejriwal beneath home arrest ever since he visited farmers at Singhu Border yesterday
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) December 8, 2020
The social gathering mentioned that beneath the Union house ministry’s orders, the police have gotten the three mayors of Delhi’s numerous municipalities to protest earlier than the Chief Minister’s residence, making a pretext for his detainment. Mr Kejriwal’s residence has, thus, been barricaded fully, with none allowed to enter or go away the premises.
All of his official conferences have been cancelled for the day given the circumstances, AAP leaders mentioned.
Delhi Police Deputy Commissioner for North District, Alok Kumar Verma, denied the social gathering’s allegations, dubbing them “lies” and “baseless”. “We are alert. Arvind Kejriwal left home at around 8pm yesterday and returned around 10pm. There is no issue at all,” Mr Verma mentioned.
This declare of CM Delhi being placed on home arrest is inaccurate. He workouts his proper to free motion inside the regulation of the land. An image of the home entrance says all of it.@DelhiPolice@LtGovDelhipic.twitter.com/NCWBB9phDS
— DCP North Delhi (@DcpNorthDelhi) December 8, 2020
Mr Kejriwal had visited the Singhu border level between Delhi and Haryana on Monday to satisfy the protesting farmers and enquiring about their welfare. Thousands of farmers have been parked there, together with different border factors with Delhi and different states, in protest towards the central authorities’s far ordinances handed in September.
They have been looking for the unconditional repeal of the three legal guidelines that they view as severely dangerous to them. The protesters have known as for a Bharat Bandh right now, a transfer supported by a number of political events, together with the Congress, the Left, the SP, and the BSP.
Anticipating hassle, a number of leaders of assorted events in Uttar Pradesh, together with SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, have allegedly been detained or put beneath home arrest-like circumstances. On Monday, Mr Yadav tried to interrupt barricades and go away for protest rally in Kannauj, however was detained by the police.