WATCH: Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University stage protest against Citizenship Amendment Act
Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University stage protest against Citizenship Amendment Act. Delhi Police have detained the protesting students
Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University on Friday staged protest against Citizenship Amendment Act. The students were holding a silent march from Jamia Millia Islamia to Parliament against the Citizenship Amendment Act.
Delhi police have reportedly detained protesting students after they started their march from Gate number 1. The police reportedly also lathi-charged the students. Students of Jamia Millia Islamia alleged that police have beaten up many students severely and hurled abuses at them.
The students also alleged that they are being taken to undisclosed location.
Videos circulated by students on social media showed police caning the protestors.
The police had cordoned off the road and protestors were seen climbing onto the barricades. The University's gate was later closed.
As a precautionary measure, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) closed the entry and exit points at Patel Chowk and Janpath metro stations following Delhi police's advisory.
"As advised by Delhi Police, entry & exit at Patel Chowk and Janpath have been closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations," DMRC said on twitter.
Published: 13 Dec 2019, 3:34 PM