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154 eminent citizens urge President to take action against those indulging in violence in name of anti-CAA protests

154 eminent citizens including former judges, civil servants and defence officers have requested President Kovind to safeguard democratic institutions and initiate action against those indulging in violence in the name of anti-Citizenship Act protests.

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New Delhi: As many as 154 eminent citizens, including former judges, civil servants and defence officers, on Friday urged President Ram Nath Kovind to safeguard democratic institutions and take action against those indulging in violence in the name of anti-CAA protests.

Central Administrative Tribunal chairman and former judge Permod Kohli, who led the delegation to the President, claimed that the protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act were "instigated" by some political elements.

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