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Delhi anti-CAA protests: Okhla underpass and portion of Mathura Road closed

Sources said that the traffic was closed owing to the planned protest by Jamia students against Citizenship Amendment Act.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

New Delhi: Police stop activists of National Students Union of India (NSUI) who were staging a protest against the Sunday's police action at Jamia Milia Islamia, on the campus of the Delhi University in New Delhi, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.
New Delhi: Police stop activists of National Students Union of India (NSUI) who were staging a protest against the Sunday's police action at Jamia Milia Islamia, on the campus of the Delhi University in New Delhi, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

Okhla underpass and a portion of Mathura Road were closed for traffic movement on Wednesday morning, the Traffic Police said.

Sources said that the traffic was closed owing to the planned protest by Jamia students against Citizenship Amendment Act.

Meanwhile, the Metro Rail Corporation said all metro stations were now open.

"Road No. 13A between Mathura Road and Kalindi Kunj is closed for traffic movement. People coming from Noida are advised to take DND or Akshardham to reach Delhi," the traffic police tweeted.

Similarly people going to Noida from Mathura road are advised to take Ashram Chowk, DND or Noida link road, the police said.

"Okhla underpass going towards Kalindi Kunj is also closed for traffic movement," they tweeted.

Seven metro stations were closed on Tuesday in view of the Seelampur violence but five of them were later opened.

On Wednesday morning, the DMRC handle tweeted about the closure of entry and exit gates of Jaffrabad and Maujpur - Babarpur stations. Bur within an hour, it said all metro stations were open.

First Published: Wed, December 18 2019. 09:30 IST
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