Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung on Thursday met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to discuss the clashes between activists of Aam Aadmi Party and BJP following brief detention of Arvind Kejriwal in Gujarat.
Sources said Jung, who supervises Delhi Police, briefed about yesterday’s clashes that took place after AAP members staged a protest outside BJP headquarters.
“Though the meeting was not exclusively about yesterday’s incident outside the BJP HQs, the issue did figure in the discussion,” a source said. The LG and Home Minister are believed to have expressed concern over the street violence during the electoral process as it can have dangerous repercussions if it escalates.
They are said to be have been worried as such clashes may lead to serious injury to political workers as well as passersby. Following the imposition of President’s rule, the LG is overall in-charge of the Delhi administration, besides Delhi Police.