Delhi News Highlights: Amid Delhi BJP’s protests in the city against the Delhi government for not allowing Chhath puja celebrations in the city because of Covid-19, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has written to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to hold a meeting with health experts and come out with guidelines to celebrate the festival.
“I request the Centre to hold a discussion with health experts and other related persons and come out with guidelines to celebrate Chhath soon so that all north Indians who celebrate the festival can do so keeping in mind their beliefs as well as safety,” Sisodia wrote.
In another news, the Delhi Police today claimed to have arrested a Pakistan-based “terrorist” who was planning an attack in the capital. The terror suspect was apprehended from East Delhi’s Laxmi Nagar where he was allegedly living under a fake name. An AK-47 rifle, a hand grenade, pistols and ammunition has been recovered from his hideouts, the police said.
At the same time, Delhi reported 34 new Covid-19 cases, 38 recoveries and zero deaths on Tuesday.