Day 37: Anti-CAA Agitation Continues Across The Country

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Day 37: Anti-CAA Agitation Continues Across The Co
Protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR) are underway in various parts of the country.

On Sunday night, people in Delhi took out a candle march from the gate of the Jamia Millia Islamia University to Shaheen Bagh. Women and children in large numbers were part of this march, in which people shouted slogans of ‘Azadi’ and raised their voices against CAA-NRC.

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Monday is the 37th day of protests at Shaheen Bagh and people are not ready to budge from there.

Earlier on Sunday, film actor Sushant Singh reached Jamia and Shaheen Bagh and took part in the protests there. Singh extended his support to the women protesters of Shaheen Bagh and said that his entire family stands in solidarity with them. Singh also read out a poem that read, ‘Stop protests, there is a traffic jam.’

On Sunday, Salman Khurshid, Congress leader, and former External Affairs Minister reached Jamia, and Udit Raj, Congress leader and former Member of Parliament reached Shaheen Bagh and participated in the anti-CAA protests.

Meanwhile, protests by women are underway at the Clock Tower in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow. Apart from this, a large protest was held against CAA and NRC in West Bengal’s Birbhum, which saw a huge turnout.

After the passage of a resolution against CAA in the Kerala and Punjab assemblies, now the Rajasthan government is also planning a similar resolution in the state assembly.

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