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Rajiv Chowk station reopens; Jama Masjid metro services still closed

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday shut a number of metro stations amid ongoing protests at Jama Masjid and other areas in the national capital. Metro stations including Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Jama Masjid, Lal Quila, Jamia Millia Islamia were shut to avoid any violence.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 20, 2019 23:22 IST
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Jama Masjid to Jamia: List of metro stations closed by DMRC

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday shut a number of metro stations amid ongoing protests at Jama Masjid and other areas in the national capital. Metro stations including Rajiv Chowk, Central Secretariat, Jama Masjid, Lal Quila, Jamia Millia Islamia were shut to avoid any violence. Thousands of people gathered near Jama Masjid on Friday, shouting slogans and holding placards voicing their anguish against the citizenship law amidst heavy deployment of police and paramilitary forces.

Delhi metro stations closed on December 20:

  1. Central Secretariat
  2. Chawri Bazar
  3. Chandni Chowk
  4. Rajiv Chowk
  5. Delhi Gate 
  6. Lal Quila
  7. Khan Market
  8. Janpath
  9. Pragati Maidan
  10. Mandi House
  11. Jamia Millia Islamia 
  12. Shiv Vihar
  13. Johri Enclave
  14. Jafrabad
  15. Maujpur-Babarpur

Jama Masjid metro stations have not been reopened yet. 

Earlier on Thursday, at least 20 metro stations in Delhi were shut for up to eight hours in the wake of protests in the national capital against the amended citizenship law. The metro stations were closed after a request by the Delhi Police, who wanted to restrict the movement of protesters. 

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