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Highlights: Internet Cut In Aligarh For 6 Hours Amid Anti-CAA Violence

CAA protest Highlights: The women protesters are also supporting Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's call to hold a nationwide strike today against SC/ST Amendment Act after the Supreme Court upheld its constitutional validity earlier this month.

Highlights: Internet Cut In Aligarh For 6 Hours Amid Anti-CAA Violence

Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protest: Security deployed around Jaffrabad metro station area amid protests.

New Delhi:

Two separate incidents of violence linked to protests against the Citizenship Act were reported from Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh. In Delhi, two group of protesters, one for and one against the CAA, clashed in city's Maujpur area. In Aigarh, there was a clash reported between the police and the protesters. The police have cut the internet in Ailgarh to contain the spread of any misinformation.

Earlier, hundreds of women are staging a sit-in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Delhi's Jaffrabad. Over 800 people blocked the road below the Jaffrabad metro line which connects Seelampur to Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar.

Here are the Highlights on Delhi Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protests

Feb 23, 2020 19:45 (IST)
Delhi: Protests continue in Maujpur
Police deployed in Maujpur where stones were pelted between two groups, earlier today. People at the spot are protesting against Jafrabad protesters who are demonstrating against.
Feb 23, 2020 19:14 (IST)
Internet Cut In Aligarh For 6 Hours Amid Anti CAA Violence
The authorities have cut the internet in Aligarh amid incidents of violence linked to anti-CAA protest in Jama Masjid area.
Feb 23, 2020 18:48 (IST)
Police used tear gas: Aligarh DM Chandrabhushan Singh
"Protestors pelted stones at police vehicles, so police had to resort to teargas to disperse them," Aligarh DM Chandrabhushan Singh said.

Feb 23, 2020 18:46 (IST)

Women From AMU behind this: Aligarh DM

Some women students from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) are behind this, we are trying to identify them. We are ascertaining the damage caused by rioters and it will be recovered from them. Situation is under control now: Aligarh DM

Feb 23, 2020 18:01 (IST)
Clashes Between Protesters, Police In Aligarh: What exactly happened?
- An Anti-CAA agitation is has been going on for the past 24 days in a locality in Aligarh.

- On Saturday, there was an application given at the Kotwali Police Station in Aligarh for permission for tents and shades to be put up at the protest site .

- However, the cops denied the permission. The women, who came to get the permission, sat on a dharna outside the police station .

-The cops later tried to remove women from the site, leading to a confrontation.
Feb 23, 2020 17:20 (IST)
Police Use Tear Gas To Control Situation
The Delhi police have used the tear gas shells to take situation under control. As of now, the situation is reported under control.
Feb 23, 2020 17:16 (IST)
Security Update: Entry & exit gates of Maujpur-Babarpur are closed
The entry and exit gates of Maujpur and Babarpur metro station have been closed, says DMRC.  

Feb 23, 2020 17:14 (IST)
Clashes Between Pro, Anti-CAA Groups Near Jaffrabad Protest Site
Two groups, one protesting against the CAA law and one for it, clashed near protest site in Jaffrabad. The clashes took place in Maujpur area, around 1 kilometre away from the site where women are staging a sit-in in response to a Bandh call made by Bhim army chief Chandrashekhar Azad.
Feb 23, 2020 15:09 (IST)
Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protests Updates: Traffic Affected in Khureji Khas Due To Protest
Traffic movement was affected in northeast Delhi's Khureji Khas area on Monday after a large group, comprising mostly women, gathered there to protest against the CAA, police said.

They said the protesters, approximately less than 100 in number, assembled on a stretch leading to the main road of Khureji Khas for a sit-in demanding roll back of the amended anti-citizenship law.

"The protesters have gathered on one side of the stretch which leads to the main road. There is traffic movement but it is very slow," a senior police official said, PTI reported.
Feb 23, 2020 13:26 (IST)
Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protests Updates: Bhim Army Chief Leads March Against Supreme Court's Ruling
Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad led march in Maharashtra against the Supreme Court ruling that states were not bound to provide reservation in government jobs & quota in promotion, in Aurangabad today. He also garlanded a statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar., news agency ANI reported.
Feb 23, 2020 10:05 (IST)
Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protests Updates: Heavy Security Depolyed In Jaffrabad Station Area
Heavy security deployed in Jaffrabad metro station area. Protesters are agitating near the metro station, in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), news agency ANI reported
Feb 23, 2020 09:57 (IST)
Bhim Army Chief Chandra Shekhar Azad has appealed to the entire Bahujan society to raise voice against injustice
Feb 23, 2020 09:49 (IST)
Jaffrabad Anti-CAA Protests Updates: Entry And Exit Gates Of Jaffrabad Station Temporarily Shut
In the view of on-going protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Sunday morning closed the entry and exit of the Jaffrabad station in Northeast Delhi. In a tweet, the DMRC also said trains will not stop at this station.