के सभी प्रकाशन Mani Singh . दिल्ली , भारत
Sharmistha Mukherjee Detained Outside Amit Shah's House
Congress leader Sharmishtha Mukherjee, daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee, was among those detained by police near the home of Home Minister Amit Shah in central Delhi during a protest against the amended citizenship law. "We have been detained and brought to the Mandir Marg Police Station," tweeted Mukherjee, the head of the women's unit of the Delhi Congress. Mukherjee told news agency PTI that about 50 other women members of the Mahila Congress were also detained and taken to a police station. Hundreds of people were temporarily taken into custody by police in Delhi on Thursday as protesters banned large gatherings, and hundreds took to the streets in protest. Those detained included opposition leaders, including D Raja, Sitaram Yechury, Neelotpal Basu, Brinda Karat, Ajay Maken, Sandeep Dixit, and activists Yogendra Yadav and Umar Khalid. Despite the curses, supporters of the Bhim Army led by Chandrasekhar Azad are protesting outside the Jama Masjid and planning to march up to Jantar Mantar. Chandrasekhar Azad was seen standing in the midst of thousands holding the poster of BR Ambedkar.
17 Metro Stations Including Rajiv Chowk Remained Closed Due To Violent Protest
On Friday, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation closed 17 stations, including the busy Rajiv Chowk, to prohibit the agitation against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act in the national capital. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a tweet, "The entry and exit gates of Mandi House and Janpath are closed. Interchange facility is available in Mandi House." Soon after, they tweeted that the Kashmiri Gate and Central Secretariat station were also closed. Earlier, the DMRC closed the entry and exit gates of Rajiv Chowk, Pragati Maidan, and Khan Market Station. Interchange facility was available at Rajiv Chowk. Johari Enclave, Shiv Vihar, and Dilshad Garden Station were also closed. Out of 285 stations, Chauri Bazaar, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Delhi Gate on the Violet Line, Zafarabad, and Maujpur-Babarpur on Pink Line and Jamia Milia Islamia Magenta Line are closed as per instructions of security agencies. The rest of the metro network is on schedule. Accordingly, DMRC tweeted, all 17 metro stations are closed to commuters.
Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar, 40 Others In Custody During Protests
Several protesters gathered outside the Delhi Police Headquarters in the national capital on Friday afternoon, demanding the release of about 40 people detained during the agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the Daryaganj area. Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who fled from police custody on Friday, was again detained this morning. Of those detained by the police, 14 were minors aged 14 to 15 years. Police said they would only be released provided their parents came to pick them up. All minors have been released. Doctors told that his hands were swollen, and a child with a head injury had to be sent to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital for treatment. The police resorted to lathi-charge and water canon after parking a private car on Subhash Marg in Daryaganj. Sources said at least 36 people, including eight policemen, were taken to Lok Nayak Hospital with injuries. However, the police refused to lathi-charge the protesters, saying they used only "light force" and water cannons. "A large number of people gathered in the Jama Masjid area for the namaz on Friday afternoon. After the namaz, they wanted to proceed to the protest at Jantar Mantar, but we tried to stop them, seeing that the capacity of the venue is less than 1,000 and has no prior. " Permission was given, "the news agency PTI was quoted as quoting a senior police officer. The officer claimed that around dusk, some protesters started throwing stones at the police in an attempt to move them. They retaliated, and 58 additional police companies were brought in to control the situation. Eventually, the protesters were dispersed, Rapid Exh Nor did the force carry out a flag march in the Daryaganj area to prevent them from taking to the streets again.