CAA protests LIVE | Delhi gears up for protests amid tight security for PM Modi’s poll rally; Delhi-Gurugram border barricaded

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Several anti-CAA rallies are planned in the national capital in laces like Raj Ghat which are at a very short distance from Ramlila Maidan where PM Modi will be addressing a rally on Sunday.

The Delhi-Gurugram border has also been barricaded as the the police will be conducting a heavy security check for the commuters travelling towards Delhi.

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BRIEF ABOUT SATURDAY-

Protests continue in different parts of the country against the newly-enacted Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

In Uttar Pradesh, 13 people were killed in the violence, which broke out after Friday prayers, taking the total number of deaths in the state to 15. Fresh violence erupted in Rampur on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Gurugram echoed with protests against the CAA and the NRC.

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Earlier in the day, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers held a protest in Darbhanga, Bihar. The RJD has called a bandh in Bihar today. In Delhi, Daryaganj violence case accused have been remanded to two days judicial custody.

On Friday night, people gathered at Delhi Police Headquarters in ITO to protest against the Police. Earlier on Friday, Jama Masjid and India Gate witnessed thousands of people protesting against the CAA.

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BRIEF ABOUT THURSDAY PROTESTS-

On Thursday, in the latest development, Section 144 of The Code of Criminal Procedure (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) has been imposed in 44 districts of the state.

Two protesters have died in Mangaluru due to police firing while one has been killed in Lucknow after suffering from a bullet injury.

While Section 144 is in force in entire Uttar Pradesh, large gatherings have been banned in Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad among other cities.

Mobile services were suspended in parts of the city and several metro stations were also shut in the national capital.

Earlier on Thursday, DMRC had closed gates of 20 metro stations- Rajiv Chowk, Delhi Gate, Janpath, Vasant Vihar, Mandi House, Central Secretariat, Patel Chowk, Lok Kalyan Marg, Udyog Bhawan, ITO, Pragati Maidan, Khan Market, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk, Vishwavidyalaya, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jasola Vihar, Shaheen Bagh, Munirka, Barakhamba the DMRC tweeted.

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