Despite prohibitory orders, protests over CAA erupt in Karnataka; Ramachandra Guha, others detained
19, Dec 2019, 2:29 PM
Bengaluru: While many parts of Karnataka are under curfew with the imposition of Section 144, several protests were witnessed across the state on Thursday (December 19). Several people from the Left-wing community gathered in Karnataka's Kalaburagi and Bengaluru to express their displeasure over the Centre's decision in implementing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.
Also, well-known historian, Ramchandra Guha was dragged by the police and was detained along with dozens, who were protesting at Bengaluru's Town Hall.
Speaking to reporters, the commissioner of police, Bhaskar Rao, said that permission was denied to hold protests in Bengaluru. Watch this video on Asianet Newsable to know more in detail.