The Citizenship Amendment Act has hit the country like a storm. People from every corner of the nation have been protesting against the said act (and the possible introduction of NRC in the future) and have organised a mass protests today in major cities of India.
Even though Section 144 has been imposed in many parts of the states ruled by the BJP government, the protesters have not backed out. Here are pictures of protests from different states in the last 24 hours.
A large group of people are protesting currently at Red Fort.
JNU student Umar Khalid detained at Red Fort.
Visuals at Jantar Mantar and Mandi House
My FELLOW CITIZENS, my SUPPORTERS & I ARE GOING TO PEACEFULLY MARCH to JANTAR MANTAR irrespective of the illegal #Section144 . This march is against the #CAA_NRC @CPDelhi @DCPCentralDelhi @DelhiPolice take note !#CAAProtest pic.twitter.com/jA0ZCTgH2H— Tehseen Poonawalla Official (@tehseenp) December 19, 2019
People chant Inquilab Zindabad as Yogendra Yadav gets detained at Red Fort.
It is an honour to be detained on 19th of December, a small tribute to Ashfakulla Khan and Ramprasad Bismil.— Yogendra Yadav (@_YogendraYadav) December 19, 2019
Happy to be in the company of Dr Dharamvir Gandhi, ex-MP, Patiala pic.twitter.com/odFCzMJQNf
Karnataka : One of India’s most prominent intellectuals Ram Guha was one of the protesters today who was mistreated and detained by the Bengaluru Police.
Visuals of people protesting in Bengaluru.
Police detains protesters in Town Hall, Bengaluru
Bhopal : People protest against NRC act in large numbers.
This is the protest in Bhopal. RW delusion is to assume these guys are protesting against a good natured CAA, ergo should be dismissed as foolishness or malice— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) December 19, 2019
This protest is against NRC. At least a perception of it, which govt doesn’t care to dispel
Chandigarh: Muslim organisations protest against NRC and CAA.
Mumbaikars congregate in Bandra to protest against CAA.
People chant the national anthem of India while protesting.
A scene from Carter Road last night. I’m not saying it’s tuneful, but it’s better than what they teach you in a shakha. pic.twitter.com/VXQOQ6WdkL— Rosie Roti സുപ്രിയ (@supriyan) December 19, 2019
Tamil Nadu: People took to the streets in Trichy to protest against the act.
Massive protest against #CAA_NRC in Trichy, Tamil Nadu.— Md Asif Khan آصِف (@imMAK02) December 18, 2019
1000s of people hit street to join #CAAProtest .
From North to South, East to West, people are raising voice against this CAB. pic.twitter.com/cCGmQLvmG2
Pune people too have joined in the protests against the CAA and NRC act.
Kerala : Peaceful protesters get attacked while protesting in the state.
Hindutva goons attack those protesting the government’s anti-Muslim citizenship law in Kerala, throwing soda bottles and other projectiles at them today. pic.twitter.com/xP55rySwrN— CJ Werleman (@cjwerleman) December 18, 2019
Haryana : Over one lakh people go forward with a peaceful protest in Mewat against CAA act.
Don’t know if any media reported this. Perhaps the biggest protest against #CAA_NRC, with over 1 lakh participants, totally peaceful, Mewat, Haryana. Mr. Modi are these not Indians? Can u tell from their clothes who they are? Are they all Congressi? Urban Naxal? Shame on u Modi. pic.twitter.com/MdTBe7s9iq— Sanjukta Basu (@sanjukta) December 18, 2019
Bihar : Students in Patna stop trains in a protest against CAA.
Patna: All India Students Federation (AISF) members stop train at Rajendra Nagar railway station in protest against against #CitizenshipAct and National Register of Citizens. #Bihar pic.twitter.com/fF5Hcp1luY— ANI (@ANI) December 19, 2019
People protesting in Katihar.
Assam: People have been protesting against The Citizenship Amendment Act since the time it has been implemented and are continuing to do so.
People from every nook and corner of the country have joined in the protest against The Citizenship Amendment Act.