AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan has announced a monetary help of Rs 5 lakh and a job at the Delhi Waqf Board to the Jamia student who suffered an eye injury during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The Okhla lawmaker said he will meet Minhajuddin to provide the financial help.
Amanatullah Khan, who is also the chairman of the Delhi Waqf Board, said he will personally handover the appointment papers to the student on Thursday.
Minhajuddin was injured on Sunday when the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protest at Jamia Millia Islamia turned violent. Several other students were injured after the protest in the national capital turned violent. Later, the Delhi Police entered the campus and also used force to disperse protestors.
Around 50 students were detained by the police but were released late into the night following massive protests outside the Delhi Police headquarters at ITO in central Delhi.
Meanwhile, telecom operators have suspended internet, voice and messaging services in parts of Delhi-NCR following instructions from the police in the wake of protests against the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act.
As per the order, services were suspended for locations including walled city areas of north and central districts, Mandi House, Seelampur, Jaffarbad, Mustafabad, Jamia Nagar, Shaheen Bagh, and Bawana.
Telecom service providers including Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio barred the services to comply with the order.
Despite prohibitory orders issued by Delhi Police, protestors have gathered at Red Fort and Mandi House. Police have already detained scores of protesters at the Red Fort and taken away in buses.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has closed entry and exit gates of 16 stations.