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Delhi Riots Were ''Big Conspiracy'' To Disturb Country: Union Minister

53 people were killed and 200 were injured in riots in northeast Delhi in February.The riots in Delhi this year were a "big conspiracy" to disturb the country but security forces like the Rapid Action Force (RAF) played an important role in "suppressing the elements that spread anarchy" during the time, Union minister Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday.The minister of state for home was addressing RAF troops on the occasion of the force's 28th anniversary, or raising day, at a Central Reserve Police Force camp in Gurugram.The RAF is a special anti-riot wing of the CRPF and was raised in 1992."A big conspiracy was deployed to disturb the country through the Delhi riots that took place this year.

said on Twitter."Time and again, their commitment in several humanitarian works and UN peacekeeping missions has made India proud," he added.Mr Rai, who reviewed a parade of the RAF personnel at the CRPF academy here, said maintaining internal security and peace are "two very important" factors for the development of a country.

News source ~ NDTV