Violent protests in Seelampur, Zafarabad of Delhi against citizenship law, stone pelting on buses, many metro stations closed, police release tear gas shells

Protests are being held in the Seelampur area and Zafarabad area of the country’s capital Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act. The protesters also threw stones during the protest. Two to three DTC buses have been vandalized. Police also fired tear gas shells to disperse the protesters after clashes between police and protesters.

Seeing increased tension in the area, the Welcome, Jafrabad and Maujpur-Babarpur metro stations have been closed. The metro will not stop at these stations. Entry and exit gates of Seelampur and Gokulpur were also closed. The protesters’ march started from Seelampur which turned violent in Jafrabad area.

The Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory after demonstrations in the area. Traffic on the 66 feet road from Seelampur to Jafrabad has been completely closed. According to media reports, for more than 1 hour, the protesters have been continuously creating ruckus. The force has been deployed in the area.

Let me tell you that on Sunday, the protest in Jamia also turned violent against the citizenship law. After this, the police also had to use force. A video of the Delhi Police has also been released in which the police are appealing against not stonewalling during the Jamia demonstration.

On Tuesday, brutality had broken out in the zone over the altered Citizenship Act. A great many dissidents conflicted with police and harmed vehicles and furthermore attempted to burn a police post on Tuesday.

In excess of 10,000 inhabitants of Seelampur, Jafrabad and bordering territories gathered close Seelampur Chowk around 1 pm and walked towards Jafrabad zone. After a short period of quiet dissent walk, it turned fierce. The crowd began harming school and DTC transports out and about. Consequently, a portion of the instigators pelted police with stones, prompting huge conflict

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