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Massive protest against CAA, NRC, NPR in Puducherry

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Massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), Register of Citizens (NRC) and Population Register (NPR) took place in Puducherry and Chennai on Saturday.

Protesters including men, women and children were seen holding posters and flag in their hands during the protest.

Earlier today, a placard reading, 'Free Kashmir' was seen during the protest against CAA and NRC in Valluvar Kottam in Chennai.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

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First Published: Sat, January 11 2020. 22:58 IST