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WATCH | Massive rally in support of Citizenship Amendment Act takes place in Nagpur

A massive flag march in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) was conducted in Nagpur by Lok Adhikar Manch, BJP, RSS and other organisations.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: December 22, 2019 12:03 IST
Flag march in Maharashtra's Nagpur in support of CAA
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Flag march in Maharashtra's Nagpur in support of CAA

Amid anti-CAA protests in the country, a massive flag march in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) has been organised in Nagpur by Lok Adhikar Manch, BJP, RSS and other organisations.

Thousands of people in Nagpur participated in the flag march rally carried out in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act. 

#WATCH Maharashtra: A rally in support of #CitizenshipAmendmentAct organized in Nagpur by Lok Adhikar Manch,BJP, RSS and other organizations. pic.twitter.com/uAyCHoAi4z

— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2019

Maharashtra: A rally in support of #CitizenshipAmendmentAct organized in Nagpur by Lok Adhikar Manch,BJP, RSS and other organizations. pic.twitter.com/tleB1fFYy0

— ANI (@ANI) December 22, 2019

The massive rally in support of CAA has come amid violent protests across various states against the citizenship act.

Targeting those who are making anti-India statements, people carrying out the rally in support of CAA in Nagpur today can be heard saying, "Kisko chahiye azadi... desk ke gaddaro ko... (Who wants freedom... those who are enemies of the country, anti-nationals)

A similar rally was also held in Thane where BJP leaders, hundreds of people were seen on roads in support of CAA.

In Thane, the march from Chintamani Chowk to Ghantali Maidan was led by former BJP Lok Sabha MP from neighbouring Mumbai, Kirit

Somaiya, and Thane unit BJP chief Sandeep Lele.

It was organised by the Rashtriya Matadata Manch, the Vishwas Samajik Sansta and other NGOs. People carried banners and shouted slogans in support of the CAA and denounced those indulging in violence in different parts of the country in the name of opposing it.

"This rally is against people who in the name of opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act are creating trouble across the country," Somaiya said.

According to CAA, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan till December 31, 2014 and facing religious persecution there will not be treated as illegal immigrants, and be given Indian citizenship.

(With inputs from PTI)

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