Protest outside Jamia Milia continue for 5th day

Protest outside Jamia Milia continue for 5th day

Young demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India. (Reuters photo)

Despite Internet curbs, travel restrictions and freezing cold, hundreds of people thronged the roads outside Jamia Milia Islamia continuing with their protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC).

This was the fifth day of protests outside the university after over 50 students were injured in a police crackdown following violence during a demonstration on Sunday.

The protesters, including university students, locals and children, took out small marches carrying posters, banners and tricolours. Some of them formed human chains on both the sides of the road to ensure that traffic movement was not affected.

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