It is the second day in Jamia Millia Islamia, the students are carrying protests against the police brutality and imposition of CAA. In this chilling winter, the students passed a peaceful protest. Some of the students marched shirtless on the Moulana Ali Jauhar marg. the policy times correspondent contacted one of the protestors to know the present situation and about the recent developments. the protestor said,” we had started a peaceful march but soon the things turned violent after police Baton charged the students many of whom were critically injured.” Yesterday there were some arrests but the families living in the area protested in front of Delhi Police Headquarter so that the arrested the students are released.
To express solidarity with the students of Jamia Millia Islamia, students of Aligarh Muslim University, Nadwa College Lucknow, BHU Varanasi, MANUU Hyderabad also staged protests. Moreover, in the wake of protests and disturbances, the Aligarh Muslim University has been closed for January 5, 2020.
Ironically the Delhi Police Violated the Law by barging into the campus without taking permission from university authorities, fired tear gas shells, baton-charged the students not sparing the students who were studying in the library, performing namaz in masjid thus resulting in the injury of more than 60 students. Although Delhi Police is denying any such activities and is accusing the students inside the campus resorting to stone-pelting.
It is important to mention that after the imposition of the CAB, NRC will follow. The protests have erupted in several parts of the country worst being hit are the Northeastern states in Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Assam. Many states have witnessed shutting down of the internet. In Kerala, West Bengal and New Delhi people are protesting against the exclusion of Muslims, alleging it to be against the basic structure of the constitution. Demonstrations that are being held against the Act are growing and have been planned in the coming days across the country.
Meanwhile, a big announcement has been made by the Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen who has asked India to provide a list of illegal Bangladeshis if any on its soil. Bangladesh is one of the friendly countries for India and both countries are sharing-friendly relations but Mr. Momen Had canceled his visit to India citing a busy schedule. It is this year only in October 5, 2019; Bangladesh has allowed India to use two ports for movement of goods to and from India through its territory, through which three landlocked states in northeastern region of India – Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura to get access to open sea trade routes from Chattograma and Mongla Ports via Indian ports.
Sources of protests reveal that The Act and intention of Government have instigated a sense of insecurity among the Muslim community about their future in birthplace India which will arise due to the implementation of CAA and NRC.