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CAA Protests: Citizenship Act, NRC Against Poor People, Says Priyanka Gandhi

Protests Against The Citizenship Amendment Act And The National Register Of Citizens Turned Violent In Some Parts Of The Country On Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 20 Dec 2019, 11:58:20 PM
Four Metro stations have been closed.

New Delhi:

Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens turned violent in some parts of the country on Thursday. Today Ahmedabad Police has detained 49 people in connection with the violence. Meanwhile, Jamia Millia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh metro stations in Delhi were opened on Friday, around 24 hours after they were shut in view of protests in the city against the amended Citizenship Act.

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Umar Khalid joins protest outside Delhi Police headquarter. 

Around 100 people sat on protest outside the ITO Police Headquarters.

Citizenship Act Protest in Madhya Pradesh: Internet services have been restored in Bhopal.

Assam government: Curfew relaxed for 16 hrs tomorrow from 6 AM to 10 PM in Dibrugarh district. Restriction imposed on all country spirit shops and other establishments retailing liquor has also been relaxed. Sale of liquor will be allowed only from 12 noon to 4 pm.

Delhi: Rapid Action Force (RAF) takes out flag march in Daryaganj area, after protest over Citizenship Act in the area today.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at India Gate, Delhi: "Citizenship Act & NRC are against the poor. The poor they will be most affected by it. What will the daily wage labourers do?" She also said that demonstrations should be held peacefully.

Indian citizens don't have to prove ancestry with records like birth certificates of parents/grandparents dating back to pre-1971: MHA

Delhi Traffic Police closes stretch between Mandi House, ITO after anti-Citizenship Act protests turn violent near Old Delhi

Outsiders involved in violence, we have detained some of them, investigation underway: Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa

The following stations are currently closed: Central Secretariat, Chawri Bazar, Chandni Chowk, Rajiv Chowk, Delhi Gate, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Khan Market, Janpath, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jaffrabad, Maujpur-Babarpur, Shiv Vihar, Johri Enclave.

Citizenship Act: Protests get violent near Delhi Gate, vehicles torched outside DCP office

Protests break out in Delhi Gate. Police resort to water cannon.

Entry & exit gates of Chandni Chowk are closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.

People are apprehensive and rightly so; they have seen what happened in NRC. People need reassurance, dialogue: Congress

Scores of people gather at Central Park in Delhi's Connaught Place, raise slogans in favour of Citizenship Amendment Act. 

Citizenship Amendment Protest: 11 critically injured in Kanpur, lathicharged in Varanasi. 

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in Nagpur: I appeal to people of Maharashtra to maintain peace and calm. Maharashtra government will ensure that no one's rights are snatched away.

Protests against amended citizenship law, NRC make it clear that Union government has "failed" to dispel confusion among a significant section of society: BJP ally Lok Janshakti Party

In support of CAA, people hold march with 160-metre-long flag.

Entry & exit gates of Kashmere Gate are closed. Interchange facility is available at this station.

Entry & exit gates of Central Secretariat are closed. Interchange facility is available at this station.

Entry & exit gates of Mandi House and Janpath are closed. Interchange facility is available at Mandi House.

Mob pelts stones at police outside mosque in communally sensitive Hathikhana area in Vadodara over video-shooting of namaz; 3 arrested: Police

PM didn't vote on CAB which means he does not support it; he should withdraw amended Citizenship Act: Mamata Banerjee

District Magistrate of Bulandshahr, Ravindra Kumar: Mobile internet services and broadband services to remain suspended in the district from 3 pm onwards today, until further notice.

Internet services shut in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in view of protests against the amended.

National ID Cards may be issued as per the law, after Citizenship is proved under NRC process: Sources

All internet services suspended in Bulandshahr of Uttar Pradesh in view of anti-citizenship law protests: District Magistrate

Entry and exit gates of Johri Enclave Metro station have also been closed.

This bill is not against any community, says MoS Home GK Reddy to News Nation. 

News Nation Exclusive: MoS Home GK Reddy urges people to maintain peace.

Violent protests erupt in Maharashtra's Beed. Stones pelted on police vehicle. 

Additional DCP Rohit Rajbir Singh suffers minor injury due to stone pelting during anti-CAA stir in Seemapuri: Delhi Police

After Seelampur, protests break out in Delhi's Shastri park. 

Entry & exit gates of Shiv Vihar are closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.

Violent protests erupt in Uttar Pradesh's Bhadohi. 

DMRC: Of the 285 stations, Chawri Bazar,Lal Quila,Jama Masjid & Delhi Gate on violet line, Jaffrabad & Maujpur-Babarpur on pink line & Jamia Millia Islamia on magenta line are closed as per instructions of security agencies. Rest of the metro network is operating as per schedule.

Security personnel lathi charge protesters at Bahraich in Uttar Pradesh.

Gauhati High Court dismisses Assam government's review petition on its order to resume mobile internet

Thousands of people gathered in Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Hapur, Bahraich, Bulandshahar and many other parts of the state to register their protest against the contentious law. 

Entry & exit gates of Jamia Millia Islamia are closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.

Entry and exit gates of Jaffrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations.

Entry and exit gates of Delhi Gate are closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.

Police had tried to detain Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, during protest at Jama Masjid against Citizenship Amendment Act but he was taken out of the spot by his supporters. He was earlier denied permission for a protest march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar.

Hundreds of people gather near Kandivali West to protest against CAA and NRC.

Protest still continues outside Jama Masjid against.

A 7 member team of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) headed by SSP, Investigation Manzil Saini (IPS) visited Jamia Millia Islamia today. They inspected the University library and inquired about the incident that took on 15 December 2019: Jamia Millia Islamia PRO

Massive protest against new citizenship law in Jama Masjid area.

Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, at the mosque. 

Delhi: Rapid Action Force (RAF) deployed near Jafrabad metro station.

Section 144 of CrPC (prohibiting assembly of more than 4 people in an area) is imposed in Kodagu, many shops shut.

Police conducts flag march in Seelampur. VP Surya, DCP Northeast Delhi says,"There's peace in area today. 10 companies of paramilitary forces deployed&1500 other security personnel also present in the sensitive areas here. Drones also being used to monitor the situation."

Delhi Police PRO, MS Randhawa also present at the spot to control and monitor the situation; asks people gathered at Jama Masjid, to peacefully disperse.

People hold protest near Charminar against Citizenship Amendment Act.

Congress delegation including senior leader MB Patil detained at Mangaluru airport

Protest continues at Jama Masjid against Citizenship Amendment Act, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad also present. Delhi Police is using drones to monitor the situation. Azad had earlier been denied permission for a protest march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar.

Protest at Jama Masjid against Citizenship Amendment Act Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad also present. Azad had been earlier denied permission for a protest march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar.

Citizenship Amendment Act does not take away the rights of any citizen of India. People who are providing support to violent elements, I appeal to the state governments to take the strictest action against them: Union Minister Smriti Irani 

A person claiming to be from Chandrashekhar Azad's Bhim Army has been detained by Police from near Jama Masjid.

Locals offer roses to Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa and other senior Police officers at Jama Masjid.

Locals offer roses to Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa and other senior Police officers at Jama Masjid.

Police detain Delhi Mahila Congress President Sharmistha Mukherjee and other Congress workers who were protesting against Citizenship Act.

Entry & exit gates of Chawri Bazar, Lal Quila and Jama Masjid are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations.

Security tightened in North East Delhi; Joint CP Alok Kumar says,"Sufficient force has been deployed including 10 companies of CRPF and RAF in North east district. We've held many rounds of meeting with locals & deployed drones, anti-riot gear to deal with any kind of situation".

Journalists have not been arrested, they had come from Kerala, they have been sent back: Basavaraj Bommai, Karnataka Home Minister on reports that two Kerala journalists detained by Police in Mangaluru

The Police is keeping an eye through five drone cameras in North East Delhi. Section 144 has been imposed in 12 out of 14 stations of North East Delhi. Police is conducting flag march and keeping a close watch on social media accounts: Delhi Police

Appeal to people to not protest.There is not a single word or line against any Indian citizen in Citizenship Amendment Act: G Kishan Reddy, MoS Home.

Once I received the info that Kerala journalists including those from Kasaragod have been taken into custody by Police in Mangaluru, I asked Kerala Chief Secy to contact Karnataka Govt and conduct an inquiry into it: Kerala Revenue Minister E Chandrasekharan

We have always opposed the Citizenship Amendment Act and we have been protesting against it since beginning but like other parties we don't believe in destruction of public property and violence: Mayawati 

Aligarh DM sounds red alert, heavy security deployed in view of Friday prayers.

Meeting of United Muslim Action Committee, Hyderabad held at All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM) head office, over Citizenship Amendment Act. Asaduddin Owaisi also present.

An FIR has been registered against 17 people including Samajwadi Party leaders, MP Shafiqur Rahman Barq and Feroz Khan in connection with violence on December 19. 

We have called a bandh in Bihar on December 21 against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The act is unconstitutional and against humanity. It has exposed the divisive character of BJP: Tejashwi Yadav

Mobile internet services restored across Assam, services were suspended on December 11 following protests over Citizenship Amendment Act.

Delhi Police has denied permission to Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad for a march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar today. 

Ahmedabad Police has detained 49 people in connection with violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act yesterday. 

I want to assure people that no one can steal rights of the sons of the soil of Assam, there is no threat to our language or our identity: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: Entry & exit gates at all metro stations have been opened. Normal services have resumed in all stations.

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First Published : 20 Dec 2019, 09:55:20 AM

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