A meeting of the United Muslim Action Committee was held at the Head Office of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) on the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). In this meeting, Asaduddin Owaisi said that we have to strongly oppose the law, but only after the permission and peace of the police. There was police brutality and violence in Lucknow, Delhi, Mangaluru, two people who died. If violence happens, we will condemn it and separate ourselves from it.
A Owaisi in meeting: Have to oppose this act strongly,but only after taking police permission&peacefully. As you know in Lucknow&Delhi,there was police brutality& violence,in Mangaluru two Muslims died. If there is violence then we will condemn and disassociate ourselves from it https://t.co/fZIMfXPVVB
— ANI (@ANI) December 20, 2019
Violence during protests in Lucknow, 1 dead
Violence was witnessed in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow after Delhi amid protests over the new citizenship law. In Lucknow, there were arson, stone-pelting and violent clashes in many places. The protesters attacked police posts. With this, many media vehicles were set on fire.
One protester was killed in this violent clash, while two people were injured. Apart from this, 16 policemen were also injured in this violent crash.
Due to this, the police in Lucknow is on full alert today. The Lucknow administration has divided the entire city into 32 sectors, under which the situation will be monitored. The police have taken action in the violence in Lucknow on Thursday, so far 150 have been arrested, while 19 FIRs have been registered.
At the same time, the internet has been closed in many cities of Uttar Pradesh in view of the possibility of any violence. The Internet has been closed in Mau and Azamgarh along with Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad, Lucknow, Sambhal, Aligarh, Meerut, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Agra, Pilibhit, Firozabad, Hamirpur Prayagraj. Apart from this, mobile internet service has also been stopped in many areas of Delhi.
2 killed during protests in Mangalore
Two protesters have died in Mangalore, Karnataka, during protests over the new citizenship law. After this incident, schools and colleges in Mangalore have been closed on Friday. Mangalore Police Commissioner Dr. Harsha confirmed the death.
The names of the dead are Jalil and Nausin. Earlier, the police commissioner said that the protesters attacked and set the police station on fire. In the end, the police also had to take action. First shot in the air. Despite this, the protesters continued to attack.