Police fired tear gasoline shells as members of the 2 groups pelted stones at one another in Maujpur. For safety causes, the entry and exit gates of the Maujpur-Babarpur metro station have been closed.
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Gates of the Jaffrabad station have been additionally closed earlier in the day as anti-CAA protests continued on Sunday after a whole bunch of demonstrators, principally girls, blocked a highway close to the metro station the earlier night.
The 500-strong group dominated by girls staged a sit-in on Saturday night time close to the Jaffrabad metro station demanding a rollback of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.
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There was heavy safety deployment in the realm.
BJP chief Kapil Mishra had known as a gathering close to the Maujpur site visitors sign in assist of the amended citizenship legislation following which a second group had assembled in the realm.
Later in the afternoon, a conflict erupted between the 2 groups.
Taking to twitter, Mishra stated, “We have given a three-day ultimatum to the Delhi Police to get the road cleared. Get the Jafrabad and Chandbagh road cleared”.
In a video tweeted by him the place he might be seen addressing the gathering, Mishra stated, “They (protestors) need to create hassle in Delhi. That’s why they’ve closed the roads. That’s why they’ve created a riot-like state of affairs right here. We haven’t pelted any stone.
“Till US President is in India, we’re leaving the realm peacefully. After that we can’t hearken to you (police) if the roads usually are not vacated by then,” he advised the gathering.
Aman Sharma (22), a pupil and resident of Maujpur who was half of the group accompanying Mishra, stated they have been holding a protest in opposition to the closure of roads by these opposing the CAA.
“At round 2:30 pm, they (anti-CAA protestors) began pelting stones and glass bottles,” he claimed.
Owing to safety causes, the entry and exit gates of the Maujpur-Babarpur metro station have been closed.
“Entry & exit gates of Maujpur-Babarpur are closed,” DMRC stated in a tweet.
Security Update Entry & exit gates of Maujpur-Babarpur are closed.
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