CAA Protests: Rajya Sabha member detained

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Rajya Sabha Member Binoy Viswam and five others were detained by the police at Lalbagh Circle in Mangaluru on Saturday after they attempted to stage a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act.

They were detained for violating the curfew clamped in the city. The protesters raised slogans against Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and also against the government.

Speaking to reporters in Thiruvananthapuram, Viswam said alleged that the police used force without any provocation. He alleged that the administration succeeded in creating a terrifying situation in Mangaluru. But the people of Mangaluru would resist it, he added.

 

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