Anti-CAA Protesters Block Seelampur-Jaffrabad Road, Cops Deployed

Anti-CAA protesters blocked the Seelampur-Jaffrabad main road late night on Saturday 22 February.

Updated23 Feb 2020, 10:34 AM IST
India
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A section of the protesters conducting a sit-in demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Seelampur in North-East Delhi blocked the Seelampur-Jaffrabad main road late night on Saturday 22 February.

As of 1 AM on 23 February, there was heavy police deployment in the area and protesters are still gathered in front of Jaffrabad metro station.

In response to an overnight protest, the entry and exit gates of Jaffrabad metro station were closed on Sunday. The DMRC stated that trains will not be haulting at the station.

The protesters say that they have blocked the road in solidarity with the 23 February Bharat Bandh called by Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad.

Earlier this week the Bhim Army chief had addressed a number of protests in Delhi to mobilise support for the 23 February Bharat Bandh.

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Published: 23 Feb 2020, 12:42 AM IST

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