In view of the Assembly elections to be held in Delhi on February 8, the Election Commission has authorised the extension of the time period of Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik by one month. The Home Ministry wrote a letter to the Election Commission to increase Patnaik's time period. Sources say that the Election Commission has taken this resolution in view of the upcoming meeting elections. Voting for 70 meeting seats in Delhi might be held on February Eight and outcomes will come on February 11.
Chidambaram stated, the choice is past comprehension
Being a union territory, Delhi Police is below the middle. On extending his tenure by one month, Congress chief P. Chidambaram says that extending his tenure is past 'understanding'. <! –
Chidambaram believes that that is occurring at a time when a pupil of Jamia Millia Islamia is injured within the presence of police. The police continued to observe silently and a younger man shot a pistol. Chidambaram additionally desires to know whether or not any policeman has been suspended after this incident?
On the rise in Patnaik's tenure, Chidambaram stated, "The Delhi Police Commissioner has got a service extension on the day a bullet is fired in the presence of sufficient police force. It is downright reprehensible. There is no suspension of the incident but the chief's Tenure is extended. "
Delhi Police is surrounded by questions
A 1985 batch officer of AGMUT cadre, Patnaik took over as Delhi Police Chief in January 2017. For the previous few weeks, his tenure was stuffed with controversies. Several individuals have accused the Delhi Police's habits in the course of the Citizenship Amendment Act protests. The Delhi Police Department needed to face loads of criticism for taking motion on the Jamia Millia Islamia campus on 15 December. The police are accused of getting into the campus with out permission and mistreating a number of college students. After this, the inaction of the Delhi Police caught up much more once they didn’t cease the masked mob assault on the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on 5 January.