Over 10,000 anti-CAA protesters detained in Chennai
First Published 20, Feb 2020, 2:35 PM IST
Over 10,000 anti-CAA protesters were detained by the police in Chennai. The protesters were raising slogans against CAA and NRC during the protest.
Police detained over 10,000 anti-CAA protesters after a scuffle between with them was witnessed during the demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Chennai on February 20.
The protesters, who had gathered in large numbers were raising slogans against CAA and NRC during the protest.
It came a day after the Madras high court denied permission to protesters to lay siege to the state Assembly and press for passage of a resolution against CAA, National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).
Almost 18 different Muslim organisations have gathered near Chepauk area in the city and marched towards the Tamil Nadu Assembly, demanding the government to pass a resolution against the CAA.