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  • Police personnel and Resident Welfare Association (RWA) members talked to the protesters of Shaheen Bagh on March 17. They requested the pro...

    Barricades which were put up on the road in view of the protest were removed on Saturday night and traffic resumed, bringing relief to commuters. The district officials with the help of political and community leaders assured the protesters that they would discuss their demands with the state government.

    The Young India Coordination Committee, which comprises members from various students' bodies, had given a call for the march on Tuesday. Police said the application for permission was submitted in New Delhi and Central police districts, and it was not granted.

    The PIL filed by advocate Ashutosh Dubey argued that the congregation needed to disperse to prevent community spread of the disease which was a threat to the whole world.

    The public interest litigation also sought a direction to all high courts not to take up any CAA-related matters, along with framing of guidelines for disallowing any religious or other congregations on the matter.

    The protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register was going on in Nagpada area of south Mumbai since January 26 this year. "We may have differences with the government on CAA, NRC and NPR, but we are with the government in the fight against COVID-19," a protester said.

    The women protestors have submitted a letter to the police commissioner, saying they were suspending their 66-day-long protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR) temporarily in view of the outbreak.

    The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in the national capital till March 31 in view of the coronavirus outbreak, banning protests, and other gatherings.

    A petrol bomb was hurled by an unidentified person near the protest site at Shaheen Bagh on Sunday where women have been on a sit-in for over three months against the newly amended citizenship act, police said. No injuries have been reported.

    "I would like to tell my Muslim brothers and sisters that false propaganda is being spread on the issue of CAA. This Act is not to take anyone's citizenship but to give citizenship," Home Minister Amit Shah said while replying to the debate on Delhi violence in the Rajya Sabha.

    Nurses protested against state government over lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits in hospitals. According to a nurse, there is...

    "You are kindly requested to take necessary action in view of advisory issued by the State Government and the Central Government regarding safety and prevention for COVID-19 and submit a report to the Commission within three days from the date of issue of this letter," the letter from the NCPCR said.

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