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MENAFN - Arab News - 23/01/2014
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(MENAFN -Arab News) NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday called off his sit-in protest demanding police reforms that has seen him run the city from a pavement near the Home Ministry

Kejriwal told a crowd that two policeman he wanted suspended for misconduct would be sent on leave, but he failed to secure his main demand that the city's police force be put under his government's control

He said that the Lt. Gov. of Delhi, an appointee of the central government, had appealed to him to end his agitation which turned violent on Tuesday

“After the lieutenant governor's appeal, we all have decided to end our protest here today,” Kejriwal told a crowd of cheering supporters after dark on Tuesday

“I'm very happy today. Today the ople of Delhi have won. I want to congratulate the people of Delhi,” he added



Kejriwal, an anti-corruption campaigner who swept to power last month, declared himself an “anarchist” on Monday and called a 10-day protest to disrupt Republic Day celebrations at the weekend

His central demand was that the Delhi police, widely viewed as corrupt and inefficient, be transferred to his state government's control from the national home ministry

As with other demands in the past by different chief ministers, the central government refused to agree because of Delhi's status as the national capital

Kejriwal says the police, the focus of public fury after the fatal gang-rape of a student in December 2012, have failed to prevent crimes against women.

 


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