Delhi violence: BJP forms relief committee to help people in affected areas

Delhi BJP State President Manoj Tiwari speaks during the release of BJP's first list of 57 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls, at BJP headquarter in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

The BJP on Tuesday formed a relief committee to provide help to the affected people in violence-hit northeast Delhi.

Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari announced formation of the committee after a meeting of core committee of the party, also attended by BJP's national president JP Nadda, national general secretary(organisation) BL Santosh and Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

"It was decided that if needed, BJP MPs from Delhi will provide money for relief work from their funds," Tiwari said.

The relief committee, headed by Tiwari, will include Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Bidhuri, party MPs Gautam Gambhir and Hans Raj Hans, Delhi unit vice president Yogia Singh and general secretary Kuljeet Chahal.

It was also decided that all the parliamentarians, legislators, councilors and office bearers of the party will take part in the relief drive, Tiwari said.



Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.

We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

Business Standard is now on Telegram.
For insightful reports and views on business, markets, politics and other issues, subscribe to our official Telegram channel