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Thousands stage a march in Chennai against CAA-NPR-NRC

A collective of Muslim outfits and around 15,000 people marched in a bid to secure their future in the country

Sabrangindia 19 Feb 2020

Protest against CAA

Marching from Kalaivanar to the Tamil Nadu Secretariat in Chennai, members of various Muslim outfits on Wednesday staged a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Defying the orders of the Madras High Court which ordered an interim stay on the protest stating no proper authorization for the same from the police. State additional advocate general SR Rajagopal had told the court that the application seeking police permission for the protests should have been made five days prior, but in this case, the permission was only sought on Monday for the protest on Wednesday.

He also said that under the Madras City Police Act, Section 41 had been imposed banning any kind of protest in the city for 15 days starting February 13.

The massive anti-CAA rally began where people were seen moving to Chepauk, the last stop of the rally where make-shift stage has been set up for an address.

 

 

 

 

The collective of these outfits have demanded that in the ongoing session that is to end tomorrow, the State Assembly adopt a resolution against the CAA.

At Chennai’s Shaheen Bagh in Washermanpet, around 3,000 women have been staging a protest against the CAA-NPR-NRC. Earlier, CM E Palaniswami had requested the Muslims to cooperate saying, “The state government would not allow any acts against minorities and would stand as a shield for them”, reported NDTV.

Reportedly, on Tuesday he had said that the CAA fell under the domain of the Central government, possibly implying that the State government could not or would not pass a resolution demanding its review and revocation.


Related:

Madhya Pradesh won’t implement NPR: CM Kamal Nath
Ghatnandur Gram Panchayat in Beed passes resolution against CAA-NRC
Telangana issues Census notification, sparks fear of NPR-NRC
Maharashtra Gram Panchayat passes resolution against CAA-NRC-NPR

 

Thousands stage a march in Chennai against CAA-NPR-NRC

A collective of Muslim outfits and around 15,000 people marched in a bid to secure their future in the country

Protest against CAA

Marching from Kalaivanar to the Tamil Nadu Secretariat in Chennai, members of various Muslim outfits on Wednesday staged a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Defying the orders of the Madras High Court which ordered an interim stay on the protest stating no proper authorization for the same from the police. State additional advocate general SR Rajagopal had told the court that the application seeking police permission for the protests should have been made five days prior, but in this case, the permission was only sought on Monday for the protest on Wednesday.

He also said that under the Madras City Police Act, Section 41 had been imposed banning any kind of protest in the city for 15 days starting February 13.

The massive anti-CAA rally began where people were seen moving to Chepauk, the last stop of the rally where make-shift stage has been set up for an address.

 

 

 

 

The collective of these outfits have demanded that in the ongoing session that is to end tomorrow, the State Assembly adopt a resolution against the CAA.

At Chennai’s Shaheen Bagh in Washermanpet, around 3,000 women have been staging a protest against the CAA-NPR-NRC. Earlier, CM E Palaniswami had requested the Muslims to cooperate saying, “The state government would not allow any acts against minorities and would stand as a shield for them”, reported NDTV.

Reportedly, on Tuesday he had said that the CAA fell under the domain of the Central government, possibly implying that the State government could not or would not pass a resolution demanding its review and revocation.


Related:

Madhya Pradesh won’t implement NPR: CM Kamal Nath
Ghatnandur Gram Panchayat in Beed passes resolution against CAA-NRC
Telangana issues Census notification, sparks fear of NPR-NRC
Maharashtra Gram Panchayat passes resolution against CAA-NRC-NPR

 

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