Lucknow: Protests are going on across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act. There was a call for the shutdown in different parts of the country. At the same time, the traffic movement on Road No. 13A between Mathura Road-Kalindi Kunj in Delhi has been closed. Apart from this, entry and exit gates have been closed at 19 stations of Delhi Metro. Section 144 is imposed near the Red Fort. Meanwhile, the protests in Sambhal and Lucknow of UP are now gradually taking violent forms.
Protests against Citizenship Amendment Act in Lucknow turned violent on Thursday afternoon when a mob pelted stones and torched vehicles parked outside a police post. Protesters torched a police post and vehicles near it in Madeyganj area of the city.
Police had to fire tear-gas shells to control the situation in Madeyganj area. About 20 people have been taken into custody. Reports suggest that tension was palpable across Lucknow. Police personnel were hard-pressed to maintain law and order in the capital city. Senior police officers were camping in the areas disturbed by protests.
Protests against the CAA in the state of Uttar Pradesh suddenly turned violent. The protesters set a roadways bus on fire. After which the fire brigade team reached the spot extinguished the fire. Protests are also taking place in the capital of the state of Lucknow against the Act. Section 144 has been imposed in the state. Police have detained hundreds of protesters from different districts.
Not only this, in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow there is a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act in many areas. Demonstrations took violent form in Hasanganj, Lucknow, where the fire was set on the policemen vehicles. Apart from this, the police post has also been ransacked. However, there is no news of violence in other areas.