6 detained for chanting ‘goli maaro’ at Rajiv Chowk metro station in Delhi

New Delhi: A group of people were seen chanting an incendiary slogan, calling to gun down traitors, at one of the busiest metro stations in Delhi on Saturday. In a widely-shared video from the Rajiv Chowk metro station, a group, wearing white t-shirts and orange head gear, can be seen and heard chanting “desh ke gaddaron ko, goli maaro sa***n ko”. The entire chant translates to “shoot down the traitors who betray the country”.
Six people have been detained.
Referring to the slogan-raisers as “passengers”,the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited or DMRC said the metro staff and the security personnel posted at the station “immediately handed them over to the Delhi Metro Rail Police for further necessary action”.
The incident took place at around 10:52 am, Delhi Metro officials said in their statement.
Any kind of demonstration is banned in the Delhi metro premises.