CWC meeting held on Delhi violence , statement to be issued soon

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New Delhi, Feb 26 The crucial Congress Working Committee meeting was held at AICC headquarters in the national capital to discuss the social and political implications of the ongoing violence in North-East Delhi and to pay homage to the memory of those killed in rioting .

The CWC is likely to issue a comprehensive statement on the Delhi violence.

The meeting is chaired by interim chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi is abroad but the speculationa rae rife that he will be heading the party soon with full active role.

Party leaders observed silence for two minutes as they remembered all those who lost their lives in violent clashes in Delhi since February 23 over the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Randeep Surjewala tweeted: “CWC observes silence in memory of those who have lost their precious lives in #DelhiRiots!”

The party will take out a ‘Sadhbhawna March’ highlighting communal harmony. It will go up to the 30 January Marg where Mahatma Gandhi was martyred.

The Congress on Tuesday appealed for peace and said that every Congress worker will help to maintain peace here, even as the riots toll rose to 17 in four days.

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