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Sec 144 Imposed Near Red Fort Ahead of Anti-CAA Protest March

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Sec 144 Imposed Near Red Fort Ahead of Anti-CAA Protest March
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Section 144 has been imposed near Red Fort ahead of an anti-CAA protest march, scheduled to begin from the spot. The entry and exit gates of several metro stations in the capital have also been shut.

The prohibitory orders have also been imposed in entire UP and parts of Karnataka, including Bengaluru.

Delhi HC has agreed to hear on Thursday, a PIL seeking setting up of a fact-finding committee to look into the recent violence at Jamia Milia Islamia University.

  • Supreme Court, on Wednesday, refused to stay the implementation of CAA and asked Centre to respond to the PILs challenging its constitutional validity
    Delhi’s Saket Court on Tuesday, sent 10 accused, in connection with Jamia Millia Islamia incident, to 14-day judicial custody
  • SC has asked petitioners seeking inquiry into police action in Jamia to approach High Courts within whose jurisdictions incidents are said to have happened

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10:23 AM , 19 Dec

Several Metro Stations in Delhi Closed

Several metro stations in Delhi-NCR have been shut ahead of anti-CAA protests. Trains will not be halting at these stations:

  • Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh
  • Munirka
  • Lal Quila
  • Jama Masjid
  • Chandni Chowk
  • Vishwavidyalaya
  • Patel Chowk
  • Lok Kalyan Marg
  • Udyog Bhawan
  • ITO
  • Pragati Maidan
  • Khan Market
10:12 AM , 19 Dec

Section 144 Imposed Near Red Fort

Section-144 has been imposed near Red Fort ahead of a protest march against CAA, scheduled to begin from the spot at 11:30 am on Thursday.

10:09 AM , 19 Dec

Huge Jam At Delhi-Gurgaon Border

Massive jams were witnessed in many parts of the national capital, including the Delhi-Gurgaon border, on Thursday morning as the Delhi police barricaded roads and imposed traffic restrictions to clamp down on planned protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Gurugram Traffic Police cited "barricading by Delhi Police" as the reason.

9:42 AM , 19 Dec

Three Magenta Line Metro Stations Shut in Delhi

Entry and exit gates of Jamia Millia Islamia, Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh and Munirka stations were shut on Thursday morning due to 'security reasons'. Trains will not be halting at these stations.

Published: 17 Dec 2019, 8:09 AM IST
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