Hyderabad: Fresh protests erupted on Friday after the Juma prayers at different places in the city against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Population Register.
Youths came out from Masjid Azizia, Humayunnagar, after the prayers, raised slogans of ‘azadi’ and staged a protest at the crossroads.
They demanded revoking of the CAA and withdrawal of the proposal to hold the NPR and the National Register of Citizens to ascertain nationality. Youths claimed that they will continue their struggle to safeguard the Constitution of India. They also sang the National Anthem.
Youths held similar protests in front of Jamia Masjid, Moazzampura, Mallepally, and Jamia Masjid at Barkas. Different clans gathered on the ground in front of Jamia Masjid, Barkas, and pledged to continue the protests till the CAA revoked. In Mallepally youths holding the Tricolour and raised slogans against the BJP government at the Centre.
In another development, the Hyderabad police has granted conditional permission to the Akhand Bharat Sangharsh Samiti to organise a meeting in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act at the Quli Qutub Shah stadium on Sunday. Additional commissioner of police, law and order, D.S. Chauhan accorded permission to the samiti to conduct the programme between 6 pm and 9 pm.