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Some social media users, including a member of BJP’s IT Cell, shared images of wounded children claiming they were injured during the Citizenship Act protests.
Letter by students, alumni and academics from universities across US calls police action ‘gross violation of human rights’, asks Amit Shah to take necessary steps or resign.
J&K administration also advises students to use social media cautiously and refrain from any activity which can disturb peace and harmony.
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Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra held the dharna in a show of solidarity to the students carrying out protests against the citizenship law, and said the party will fight for the Constitution.
Internet services in Aligarh, Saharanpur and Meerut was suspended a day after protests broke out in certain parts of Uttar Pradesh, including at AMU, against the amended citizenship law.
Delhi Police used batons, teargas shells to disperse protesters and entered the Jamia university campus, where students were agitating against the Citizenship Act.
Of the 50 students, 35 were released from Kalkaji police station and 15 from New Friends Colony police station.
Jamia students claim local residents ‘hijacked’ their protest. Police say entered university campus while chasing miscreants. Schools in southeast Delhi shut on Monday.
AMU Proctor Prof Afifullah Khan said some security personnel have been injured in the violence. Police have sealed all gates to the campus.