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Anti-CAA Protest: Alert in UP before Friday Namaz, Internet Service Closed in 20 Districts


Last Friday, there were protests in several districts against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Uttar Pradesh. At the same time in some districts the protesters had taken a violent stance. In view of this an alert has been issued on Friday in the view of the prayers. Additional forces have been deployed in numerous districts. The drone is monitored . internet services has been suspended for 24 hours in twenty districts of he state. These embody many of the districts the place violent demonstrations passed off final week.

Instructions sent by UP DGP Om Prakash Singh to the presidents of all of the districts have been asked to continue the system of zones and sectors implemented for security and legislation and order. The imams of mosques in the districts have been approached and urged to appeal for peace after prayers.

It is worth noting that special vigil has been taken this time in view of the violent demonstrations in various cities in the state after the prayers of Friday. A special alert has been issued for the Namaz on Friday by DGP Om Prakash Singh.

Internet service is closed here
These embody Kanpur, Lucknow, Firozabad, Meerut, Aligarh, Bulandshahr, Bijnor, Hapur, Saharanpur, Rampur, Amroha, Bahraich, Bareilly, Muzaffarnagar, Sambhal, Varanasi, Azamgarh, Moradabad, Agra. In every one of these districts, there was violence towards the CAA. Internet companies will probably be partially or utterly affected by the District Magistrates for the following 24 hours in lots of districts, in order that no rumors unfold after Friday prayers.

Many people have been arrested
A high alert has been issued in view of the crime in UP. Internet has been shut down in more than a dozen cities. Security has been increased in many cities including Lucknow, Meerut. After the violence on last Friday, notices have been sent to more than 372 people, who were involved in damaging government property. 1113 people have been arrested in UP so far.