POLICE STATION LAJPAT NAGAR
Inspector Ombir Singh
Lajpat Nagar Police Station covers
the four sectors
of Lajpat Nagar, Amar Colony, Sant Nagar, Daya Nand Colony, Nehru Nagar,
Garhi and Vikram Vihar and is a fairly congested area in South Delhi.
the Delhi Administration has boasted in their submission before
the Justice Misra Commission that there was not even a single casualty
in the area of Lajpat Nagar, the Ahuja Committee subsequently set up identified
14 dead bodies in Lajpat Nagar during the riots.
of arson and looting in Lajpat Nagar started in the night of 31st
October, 1984 and continued right
up to 4th November, 1984 unchecked by the police.
The police made no arrests either in registered cases of under
preventive sections of law and throughout
the period of riots
no tear gas shells were used
nor did the police resort
to firing. In spite of numerous
instances, only 5 FIRs were registered none of which indicate the deaths
which occurred in that area.