Protests are taking place across the country today against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the NRC. Many organizations have called a protest against the Red Fort in Delhi. Left parties have called India Shutdown today. In view of the demonstration, Section 144 has been imposed in Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Delhi.
According to the joint statement issued by the Left parties on Wednesday, all the state and district units of other Left organizations will protest against the CAA and NRC on Thursday at all district headquarters of the country.It is being told that many opposition parties, including RJD, SP, Congress have given their support to this India Shutdown of left parties.
Section 144 has been imposed in Bengaluru for three days against the citizenship Act. At the same time, student organizations have also called for the Bihar shutdown on Thursday on many issues. There are 11 student organizations involved in this shutdown. The students have called for a shutdown against the Citizen Amendment Act, NRC and the growing cases of gang rape. Uttar Pradesh has also called for a statewide shutdown. While in Gujarat too, people associated with different organizations had also announced the shutdown but till now its mixed effect is seen in Ahmedabad.