Indian Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Leader Amit Shah paid his tribute to those who lost their lives in Delhi violence during his address in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
"I pay my tribute to all those who lost their lives in riots in Delhi and extend my condolences to their grieving families," Amit Shah said, reports the Hindustan Times.
Shah went to record and said that no incident of riots took place after February 25th violence in Delhi.
"I would like to place on record that after 25th February no incident of rioting took place. There have been attempts to politicise these riots."
Several questions were raised against Delhi Police's role during the violence. Taking cognizant of that, the Indian minister defended Delhi Police saying that the force was on the ground and a report will be submitted soon.
"Questions have been asked about what the Delhi Police was doing. Police were on the ground then, police will also probe and submit a report in coming days. I would like to praise the Delhi Police for not allowing the riots to spread to other areas," said Amit Shah.