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Anti-CAA bandh rocks Bihar; rail, road traffic disrupted

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) called for a bandh today in Bihar against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Earlier, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav had announced about Bihar Bandh to demonstrate against the Citizenship Act, that grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

India TV News Desk Written by: India TV News Desk Patna Updated on: December 21, 2019 14:58 IST
RJD calls Bihar Bandh
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RJD calls Bihar Bandh

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Saturday called for a bandh in Bihar against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Earlier, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav had announced about Bihar Bandh to demonstrate against the new law, that grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

Massive protests were staged in various cities to show their rage against the CAB which became a new legislator last week after Parliament passed the bill and it became an Act with presidential assent. 

To show their support to RJD's Bandh and protest against Citizenship Act, VIP (Vikassheel Insaan Party) party workers break barricades during a demonstration in Patna. In another incident, protestors vandalised a bus in the capital city of Bihar. 

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13:34 pm | Tejaswi Yadav arrives at the Dak Bungalow Chowk in Patna.

13:30 pm | Clashes erupts at Dak Bungalow Chowk in Patna during protests. 

13:24 pm | Childrens among party supporters takes part in anti-CAA protests in Patna.

13:20 pm | Protestors stage demonstration at Zero Mile Chowk in Muzaffarpur.

13:10 am | Transport disrupts in the state. Bandh supporters staged a demonstration on national highway 31 in Nawada. Protestors burnt tires causing disruption in the movement of vehicles.

12:56 pm | Protestors stall trains in Jahanabad.

12:35 pm | 

12:04 pm | Samajwadi Party backs RJD's Bihar Band by supporting their protest against CAA. 

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