Shaheen Bagh: Petrol Bomb Blast At Shaheen Bagh Protest Site, No Injuries

New Delhi: India’s unique sit-in protest continued at Shaheen Bagh, lead by women, was active for over 90 days.

A petrol bomb was thrown that this afternoon close to the police barricade in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, center of protests against CAA. Later, there was a biker spotted throwing a bomb near Jamia University, about 5 kilometers away from the protesting place.

“Petrol Bomb has been thrown on barricades, far from the (Shaheen Bagh) protesters, we’ve regained some bottles used at the case and are exploring onto it,” senior police officer Kumar Gyanesh was quoted as saying by news agency IANS. The incident happened at about 9:30 am.

“Two individuals were spotted on a bicycle close to the barricades, we’re assessing the CCTV footages for detailed evaluation,” he added.

The exceptional demonstration at Shaheen Bagh, conducted by women, has been around for over 90 days. The protest, which prompted demonstrations throughout the nation, has made headlines. They’ve been protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act, National Register of Citizen (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), which they call”anti-muslim”.

Though some folks said it ought to be called off, as one set favoured continuing the agitation since a few of those protesters held meeting differences arose.

The assault is based on a day when millions throughout India are celebrating a”Janata Cufew” call by Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid an increasing quantity of coronavirus instances.

In Shaheen Bagh, the organizers have stated agitation would last , including that the protesters were provided with sprays and hands sanitisers and there wasn’t any need to be fearful, reported news agency Press Trust of India. This gathering’s size has been considerably reduced.

“In case PM Modi desires us to be protected from coronavirus, then he must have pulled CAA, NPR and NRC. We’ll maintain our demonstration tomorrow also,” Salima, among the protesters in Shaheen Bagh, told news agency ANI on Saturday.

Before this week, Delhi government prohibited parties for over 50 individuals amid COVID-19 frighten, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had stated: “Regardless of spiritual, societal, cultural and cultural parties comprising over 50 individuals will be permitted in Delhi until March 31. The limitation is related to protests also.”

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