LUCKNOW: In a new low, Indian police had snatched blankets and food items from the women staging a sit-in amid biting cold at the Ghanta Ghar area against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
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At this, the women protesters chanted “Uttar Pradesh ki chor police” (The thief police of UP)
Following the footsteps of protesters at New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, in Lucknow about 500 women carrying their kids have been staging a sit-in against the CAA and National Register of Citizens (NRC) amid freezing cold at Clock Tower.
The Lucknow police reached the venue of the sit-in and confiscated blankets and food items from the protesters.