Srinagar, Feb 26: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference
Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of over 24 people and injuring of
scores of others in the incidents of riots in parts of Delhi, urging the union
government to restore law and order situation and not let anyone orchestrate
flagrations and disturb the communal amity.
“It is heart wrenching to see so many precious lives
being devoured in the violence. The incidents of loot, arson and killings are
distressing. Here what has come out as shock is that Delhi police has so far
been complicit to contain the riots,” the NC spokesperson said in a statement.
He added that the Centre must take urgent measures to
control the frenzy, and extra forces should be deployed to protect the property
and lives of people.
“Peace committees should be constituted in every
district especially in the areas benighted by the communal riots. We express
solidarity with the families who have lost their loved ones in the frenzy, the
Centre is duty bound to bridge the rift, rebuild, and console the distressed,”
the spokesperson added.
Meanwhile party’s Member of Parliament Akbar Lone
expressed deep anguish over the loss of lives and property in the incidents of
riots, loot and arson. He also expressed solidarity with the affected families,
seeking a comprehensive package to rebuild the destroyed infrastructure. He
also sought effective medical support to the injured.