Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
Unstarred Question No. 357
To be answered on 05th February 2020
CAA Protest in Mangaluru
Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:
(a)Whether Government is aware of video evidence of a conspiracy of violence and possible consequences of threat to human life in the city of Mangaluru during the recent CAA protests; and
(b)Whether Government upon completion of a magisterial enquiry employ and also direct the NIA to investigate and prosecute the conspirators who nearly washed Mangaluru with human blood, if so, the details thereof?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
(Shri Nityanand Rai)
(a)’Public Order’ and 'Police' are State subjects as per Schedule VII to the Constitution of India and the State Government concerned is primarily responsible for maintenance of law and order in the State and to take action against the culprits as per law. The Central Government monitors the law and order situation in the States and assists the State Governments in case of major law and order problem by deploying Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) on the request of State Governments.
(b)No such proposal is under consideration.