Delhi government decides to provide relief to victims of violence

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New Delhi, India Published: Feb 27, 2020, 02:27 PM(IST)

A view of Northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar after the riots. Photograph:( IANS )

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At least 33 people, including a police head constable, have died while around 200 people have sustained serious injuries in the violence that raged for three days in the North-East Delhi.

Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday held a high-level meeting over the violence in the national capital, wherein a decision was taken to provide relief material to the victims of the mayhem.

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Minister Kailash Gahlot and senior officials attended the meeting.

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Earlier, the Chief Minister had announced the compensation of Rupees 1 crore and a job to a family member of Police Head Constable Rattan Lal, who had lost his life during the violence in North-East Delhi.

On Wednesday, the Chief Minister and his deputy had visited the violence-affected areas in the North-East district of the national capital.

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The two leaders interacted with locals at Johripur following a Delhi High Court order that "the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister should also visit the affected areas for confidence-building among people."

At least 33 people, including a police head constable, have died while around 200 people have sustained serious injuries in the violence that raged for three days in the North-East Delhi.

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