Since Sunday, February 23, North East Delhi has been engulfed by communal riots leading to continued violence in places like Babarpur, Maujpur, Seelampur and Vijay Park.
While people struggled to save themselves from the aggressors, a gurudwara opened its gates for Muslim families fleeing from riot-infested zones.
A Gurdwara has given shelter to Muslim families fleeing Hindutva mob in NE Delhi.— Aditya Menon (@AdityaMenon22) February 25, 2020
(Not giving exact location as it may endanger Sikhs as well. Will inform over DM if people may need to go there)#DelhiBurning
With over 20 people losing their lives and more than 150 lying injured, this is one of the worst scenario Delhi has witnessed in recent years.
Tyre market in Kardampuri has been set ablaze.#DelhiBurning #DelhiIsBurning pic.twitter.com/zYOAq3EkVc— The Shaheen Bagh Official (@Shaheen_Bagh1) February 24, 2020
The Sikh community in North Delhi, including a Gurdwara in Majnoo Ka Tila offered to help the injured and the needy on Monday, February 24.
Gurudwaras in North Delhi including in Majnoo ka Tila will look after people who need help tonight, Delhi GPC leaders said. People in North and Northeast Delhi please be informed .— Kallol Bhattacherjee (@janusmyth) February 24, 2020
In Seelampur, Dalits blocked the roads against aggressive mobs and secured the area to give shelter to their Muslim neighbours.
In one part of Delhi, a gurdwara opens its doors to Muslims and anyone who needs shelter.— Nilanjana Roy (@nilanjanaroy) February 25, 2020
In Seelampur, Dalits blocked the roads against mobs, sheltered their Muslim neighbours.
Police and politicians have forgotten their duty; but the people have courage and heart.#DelhiRiots
After violent demonstrations continued, curfew was declared in Jaffrabad and Section 144 was imposed in Seelampur.