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Citizenship Act Protests Live In India

STudents protests in India against Citizenship ACt

Arti Bali, Sr Journalist New Delhi, Dec 15 : Students, People from different parts of India are protesting against the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah dictate of transforming secular India into a Hindu Rashtra : Hindu country on the lines of Israel.

BJP is damaging India by playing politics to bring in their authoritarian rule and name the Opposition parties as traitors.

Delhi Police is under the direct control of Home Minister AMit Shah and police and it is been seen as bhartaiya Janata party is defaming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind kejriwal and Muslim universities such as Jamia and AMU by using brutal force against students .

Thousands of people have gathered outside the old Delhi Police Headquarters to protest the force’s handling of the peaceful agitation against the new citizenship law near Jamia Millia University on Sunday. Police baton charged students and resorted to tear gas injuring several students in New Delhi.

Protesters hold demonstration at Delhi Police Headquarters, ITO, over Jamia Millia Islamia university incident. While in another university : Aligarh Muslim University where hostels were being evacuated after police forcibly turned peaceful protests into violent, clashes reported from inside as police enter campus, university Registrar Abdul Hamid says

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union have called for an overnight protest outside police headquarters condemning violence. JNUSU, Pinjra Tod, AIDSO, AISA and Delhi University students present at the protest.

The protesters raised anti-police slogans outside the headquarters in ITO area, after police baton charged students and resorted to tear gas to contain protests . The stir call was given by the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union. Other students’ bodies endorsed the protest call.

Live protests from across India : UPDATES

35 injured people were taken to a nearby hospital, news agency PTI quoted its sources as saying. Thirty-five people were brought in with injuries to the Holy Family Hospital in Okhla. Eleven of them, the sources said, have been admitted.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal tweets that the Delhi government has urged Lieutenant-General Anil Baijal to restore normalcy in the national capital.

A woman journalist of BBC said, “They (police) took away my phone and broke it. A male police personnel pulled my hair.They hit me with a baton and when I asked them for my phone they hurled abuses at me. I didn’t come here for fun,I came here for coverage.”

8 Train Cancelled: Eastern Railway | Eight trains have been cancelled due to law and order problems on the Azimganj-New Farakka section of the Eastern Railway. Here’s a list:

  1. Azimganj – Nimtita – Azimganj Passenger
  2. Katwa – Nimtita – Katwa Passenger
  3. Sealdah – Jangipur Road – Sealdah DEMU
  4. Azimganj – Sahibganj – Azimganj Passenger
  5. Sahibganj – Bhagalpur – Sahibganj Passenger
  6. Azimganj – Barharwa-Azimganj Passenger
  7. Azimganj – Malda Town – Azimganj Passenger
  8. Azimganj – Barharwa-Azimganj Passenger

Police Entered Campus by Force: Jamia Proctor | “The police have entered the campus by force, no permission was given. Our staff and students are being beaten up and forced to leave the campus, Waseem Ahmed Khan,” Chief Proctor of Jamia Millia Islamia University said.

NSUI strongly condemns the lathi charge on students who were doing peaceful protest in Jamia Millia Islamia. President Neeraj Kundan says, “The vandalism and use of force of Delhi Police on students who were peacefully doing protest at Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi is highly reprehensible. As a student organization we will not tolerate any such action taken against students. NSUI also condemns the incident took place today in Okhla and action should be taken against those who are guilty of disturbing the peace.”

The pictures of police indulging in rampaging by damaged the students vehicles by their batons went viral on internet shows a conspiracy to defame students

Assam where people from all walks of life from Actors to musicians to celebrities joined the protests. Crude oil and gas production in Assam have witnessed a drastic fall due to the ongoing state-wide protest against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, affecting supply of petrol, diesel and LPG in many districts.

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) alleged violent protests against the amended Citizenship Act were “condemnable act by pseudo-secularist vested interests”. In a statement, VHP international secretary general Milind Parande said there was no harm in giving refuge in India to refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan fleeing religious persecution there

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