Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) Protest
There were clashes against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Bhajanpura after Maujpur in Delhi. During this time, the protesters set the vehicles standing there on fire. Delhi Police head constable Ratanlal died in the violence. At the same time, Shahdara’s DCP Amit Sharma was injured. Ratanlal was posted in Gokulpuri police station. When the situation is uncontrolled, a paramilitary force has been called to the scene. It goes on to say that stone-pelting took place near the Maujpur metro station in protest against the CAA in Delhi. According to the information, the stone was also done on Monday like Sunday.
At the same time, protesters set fire to at least two houses in Jafrabad and Maujpur areas of north-east Delhi, adding to the tension. In these areas, there were clashes between pro and anti-CAA groups for the second consecutive day on Monday. The protesters threw stones at each other. The police released tear gas shells to disperse the protesters. The police also tried to calm the groups.
Zafarabad Metro Station
According to officials, the protesters also damaged a fire engine while extinguishing the fire in the area. Delhi Metro closed the entry and exit gates at Zafarabad and Maujpur-Babarpur stations amid tension in the area. The entry and exit gates of Zafarabad Metro Station have been closed for the last 24 hours. A large number of people protesting against the amended citizenship law had blocked the road on Sunday, following which clashes between supporters and opponents of the CAA began in Zafarabad. Similar protests have started in many other areas of Delhi.
Supporters and anti-CAA clash in Delhi’s Zafarabad: Did tension rise after BJP leader Kapil Mishra arrived?
In Maujpur, BJP leader Kapil Mishra called a meeting demanding that the police remove anti-CAA protesters within three days, soon after members of the two groups pelted stones at each other, prompting the police to tear gas Had to drop the shells.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
Meanwhile, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted on Monday morning that the exit and entry gates of Zafarabad and Maujpur-Babarpur metro stations were closed. The metro will not stop at these stations. DMRC has not given any information about the opening of the gate so far.
According to news agency ANI, police also fired tear gas shells at the miscreants. In Maujpur, adjacent to Zafarabad, two groups pelted stones at each other, after which the police released tear gas. There has been tension in the area since hundreds of Anti-CAA protesters near Zafarabad Metro station blocked the road connecting Seelampur, Maujpur, and Yamuna Vihar.