AMN / New Delhi
A large number of protesters, including students and civil society members, took to streets in national capital today demanding repeal of amended citizenship law, NPR and the National Register of Citizens.
The protesters, carrying placards and banners converged at Mandi House around 11 am and started marching towards Jantar Mantar where they reached around 12.30 pm via Barakhamba Road and Tolstoy Road.
A large number of police and paramilitary personnel walked along with them. “The protesters do not have permission to take out a march, but as long as they maintain peace, we do not have a problem,” a police official said.
The protest call was given by the Welfare Party of India.
The protesters, however, claimed that they had the permission and would march till Jantar Mantar.
Senior citizens, civil society members and university students filled the streets and ran the length of central Delhi, shouting anti-CAA and anti-government slogans.