New Delhi, July 30 (UNI) A meeting of Members of Parliament representing Delhi was today convened by Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna at Raj Niwas to review the current security situation in the Naional Capital.
At the meeting, attended by Rajya Sabha members Karan Singh and J P Aggarwal and Lok Sabha members Sajjan Kumar, Ms Krishna Tirath and Mr Jagdish Tytler as well as the Police Commissioner Y S Dadhwal, the MPs expressed their conviction that all sections of people living in the NCT of Delhi will act unitedly to foil nefarious designs of anti-national elements to disrupt public peace and order in the city.
Lok Sabha MP Vijay Kumar Malhotra conveyed his inability to attend the meeting on account of a Parliamentary Committee meeting scheduled at the same time.
The MPs urged the denizens of Delhi to remain extra alert in view of the recent unfortunate incidents in Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
They called upon people to exercise watchful surveillance in the areas neighbouring their homes, places of work, educational institutions, hospitals, places of shopping and recreation, etc., and said if any suspicious matter comes to their notice, they should immediately notify police authorities by ringing up the 24 X 7 Police Control Room Nos.100 and 1090.
The Commissioner of Police assured the Members that every effort will be made to strengthen the security in the National Capital with the active support of alert citizens and diligence of the police force at all levels.
If so desired, the citizens need not disclose their identity, while reporting such information.
After the briefing about the security situation by the Lt Governor and the Commissioner of Police, the Members said they would lend their full support to authorities concerned for making available additional resources of manpower and equipment to the Delhi Police in order to help it cope with the increasing burden of security and law and order duties.
They also assured of mobilising cooperation of the people including coordination with local police and maintaining communal harmony, brotherhood, mutual respect and tolerance which have been a hallmark of Delhi for centuries.
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