Hundreds defy prohibitory orders, gather at Red Fort to protest against CAA

Updated: Dec 19, 2019, 12:26 IST | PTI | New Delhi

Two protests are scheduled in the national capital with students and activists

A large number of protesters in the Red Fort area where Section 144 has been imposed. Picture courtesy: ANI Twitter
A large number of protesters in the Red Fort area where Section 144 has been imposed. Picture courtesy: ANI Twitter

New Delhi: Hundreds of protestors began their march against the amended Citizenship Act on Thursday, defying CrPC section 144 imposed by Delhi Police in Red Fort area. Two protests are scheduled in the national capital with students and activists on one hand and the Left parties on the other. The two marches are to meet at Shaheen Park near ITO.

"I know many of our mates are being detained, despite that many have gathered here," Swarajya Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav said. He said "the citizenship of this country cannot be divided and this is our protest call today".

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