Hyderabad, February 27: Police here on Thursday detained Communist Party of India (CPI) members after they attempted to burn an effigy of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, demanding his resignation over Delhi violence.
Speaking to ANI, CPI leader Chada Venkata Reddy said that the Union Home Minister should take responsibility for the recent incidents of violence in North-East Delhi.
#WATCH Telangana: Police detains CPI (Communist Party of India) members after they attempt to burn effigy of Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Hyderabad, demanding his resignation over #DelhiViolence. pic.twitter.com/DK1C0dxyZ3
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2020
"Home Minister Amit Shah should resign taking responsibility for Delhi violence. Amit Shah and (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi are taking anti-people policies. They are doing injustice to the nation, Constitution and democracy. We are demanding the immediate resignation of Amit Shah as Home Minister," Reddy said.
The death toll in the violence in North-East rose to 34.Delhi Police has registered 18 FIRs and 106 people have been arrested in connection with the violence.