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In pictures: Protests against Citizenship Amendment Act across nation

Authorities in several Indian states are bracing for protests against a new law that grants Indian citizenship to undocumented migrants based on religion

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Students protest shirtless at the campus against Delhi Police's action on students at Jamia Millia Islamia yesterday, in New Delhi

Students protest shirtless at the campus against Delhi Police's action on students at Jamia Millia Islamia yesterday, in New Delhi
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Students leave from Jamia Millia Islamia as the university is closed till Jan. 5

Students leave from Jamia Millia Islamia as the university is closed till Jan. 5
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Policemen stand guard near Jamia Millia Islamia Sunday night, Dec. 15, 2019

Policemen stand guard near Jamia Millia Islamia Sunday night, Dec. 15, 2019
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Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protestors raise slogans during a rally in Bengaluru

Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protestors raise slogans during a rally, in Bengaluru
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A view of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after the violent protests in Aligarh

A view of  Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) after the violent protests in Aligarh
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Protestors hold placards against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Ahmedabad

Protestors hold placards against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Ahmedabad
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Protestors set fire at Loharpur Railway station in Birbhum

Protestors of anti-Citizenship Act set fire at Loharpur Railway station, in Birbhum
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Shattered glass from a damaged vehicle spreads across a roadway after protest turned violent at Mathura Road in New Delhi

Shattered glass from a damaged vehicle spreads across a roadway after protest turned violent at Mathura Road, in New Delhi
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Policeman fires teargas shells at protestors at Mathura Road

Policeman fires teargas shells at protestors at Mathura Road
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Protestors gather for a concert organised by All Artists of Assam against Citizenship Amendment Act at AEI playground in Guwahati

Protestors gather for a concert organised by All Artists of Assam against Citizenship Amendment Act, at AEI playground in Guwahati
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A DTC bus set on fire by protestors at Mathura Road in New Delhi

A DTC bus set on fire by anti-Citizenship Act protestors at Mathura Road, in New Delhi
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Assamese protestors in a rally at AEI playground in Guwahati

Assamese protestors in a rally at AEI playground in Guwahati
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Muslim community members protest at Indira Park in Hyderabad

Muslim community members protest at Indira Park in Hyderabad
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A DTC bus set on fire following protests near Mathura Road in New Delhi

A DTC bus set on fire following protests near Mathura Road, in New Delhi
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Students and other protest against the police action against students of the Jamia Millia Islamia University at PHQ in New Delhi

Students and other protest against the police action against students of the Jamia Millia Islamia University at PHQ in New Delhi
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Local community members take part in a protest rally in Jorhat, Assam

Local community members take part in a protest rally in Jorhat, Assam
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First Published: Mon, December 16 2019. 14:32 IST
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