Roads at Shaheen Bagh, Chand Bagh blocked by protesters, MHA tells Lok Sabha; no assessment of loss to general public, says G Kishan Reddy

The Home Ministry said on Tuesday that two roads in Delhi — one at Shaheen Bagh and the other at Chand Bagh — have been blocked by protesters

Press Trust of India February 11, 2020 15:57:22 IST
Roads at Shaheen Bagh, Chand Bagh blocked by protesters, MHA tells Lok Sabha; no assessment of loss to general public, says G Kishan Reddy
  • Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha that the Delhi Police has reported that a main road at Shaheen Bagh has been blocked by protesters since 15 December, 2019

  • Also, a service road in Chand Bagh, near Bhajanpura, in the Northeast Delhi has been blocked by protesters since 18 January, 2020, he said

  • 'No assessment has been done about the loss incurred to general public due to blocking of road,' he said in a written reply to a question

New Delhi: The Home Ministry said on Tuesday that two roads in Delhi — one at Shaheen Bagh and the other at Chand Bagh — have been blocked by protesters, but no assessment has been made about the loss incurred to the general public due to the blockade.

Roads at Shaheen Bagh Chand Bagh blocked by protesters MHA tells Lok Sabha no assessment of loss to general public says G Kishan Reddy

File image of anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi. PTI

Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in Lok Sabha that the Delhi Police has reported that a main road — No. 13A Kalindi Kunj — at Shaheen Bagh in the Southeast Delhi has been blocked by protesters since 15 December, 2019. Anti-CAA protests started at Shaheen Bagh on that day.

Also, a service road in Chand Bagh, near Bhajanpura, in the Northeast Delhi has been blocked by protesters since 18 January, 2020, he said.

"Appropriate steps are taken by the Delhi Police to maintain public order. No assessment has been done about the loss incurred to general public due to blocking of road," he said in a written reply to a question.

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