Security has been tightened at Delhi's Jaffrabad metro station area as women continue to protest there against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Entry and exit gates at Jaffrabad station have also been closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.
A large number of anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protesters gathered outside Jaffrabad metro station in northeast Delhi on Saturday night, following which the security has been tightened on Sunday morning.
The protesters have blocked road no. 66 which connects Seelampur to Maujpur and Yamuna Vihar.
Police force in large number have reached the spot to take stock of the situation and prevent any enormity.
Protesters complain as no woman cop deployed
However, protesters claimed that there was not a single female police official present at the site. They further said that it was just a move to intensify the movement against the new citizenship law and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Shadab, one of the protesters said, "This protest is against CAA, NRC and also seeking reservation for Dalits. The movement is primarily led by the women, while the men are only supporting them".
"We have blocked the road in order to protest and we will not move from the site till the Centre revokes the draconian law," the protester added.