Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru till Dec 21 over Citizenship Act protests

File image

Section 144 has been imposed in Bengaluru for the next three days starting Thursday after Left-wing and Muslim organisations called for a day-long bandh to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Thursday.

“Section 144 to be imposed throughout Bengaluru, including Rural district, from tomorrow 6 am for the next 3 days,” said Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao.

Section 144 bans the gatherings of four or more persons. It has also been imposed in parts of the state including the capital city, police officials said on Wednesday.

DCP Kalaburagi said that all schools and colleges will remain closed on December 19. While Bengaluru Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao said, “Section 144 to be imposed throughout Bengaluru including Rural district from tomorrow 6 am for the next 3 days”.

ALSO READ: Kamal Haasan jumps into the CAA stir, files petition in SC against the Act

Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act were happening without permission… There has been stone-throwing during processions that has injured people and damaged property. So we have taken a decision to not allow this. From 6 am tomorrow to midnight December 21, there will be prohibitory orders in Bengaluru. No procession or rally will be allowed,” Rao said at a news briefing.

Massive protests have erupted in various parts of the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 which grants citizenship to non-Muslims of Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh who fled religious persecution and arrived in India until December 31, 2014.

Click here for Latest News updates and viral videos on our AI-powered smart news

For viral videos and Latest trends subscribe to NewsMobile YouTube Channel and Follow us on Instagram

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here