Anti-CAA Protest in Chennai Live Updates:
12:05 AM: Protesters have started leaving protest place in Madurai
11:47 AM: In Madurai, protesters have been stopped near collector office. Organizers of the protest are asking participants to leave the place as a delegation will petition district collector
Members of various Muslim outfits on Wednesday took out a protest march to Tamil Nadu Secretariat here against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).
Heavy security has also been put in place at the Chepauk area ahead of the protest as protesters proposed to lay siege to the Secretariat and the District Collector’s office against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
தடையை மீறி குடியுரிமை திருத்தச் சட்டத்திற்கு எதிராக சட்டமன்றத்தை முற்றுகையிடும் பேரணி தொடங்கியது
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Muslim bodies in Tamil Nadu defy the Madras High Court order and hold an anti-CAA agitation in Chennai. Reportedly, their demand is an anti-CAA resolution by the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
The Madras High Court on Tuesday restrained a body of Muslim outfits from going ahead with its proposed agitation to lay siege to the Tamil Nadu assembly pressing their demand for a House resolution against CAA, NRC and NPR.