CAA protest: Entry, exit at Jamia Millia Islamia, Janpath stations closed, says Delhi Metro

ANI New Delhi, India Dec 14, 2019, 09.05 PM(IST)

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Scores of students from the city's Jamia Millia Islamia staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) on Saturday.

The entry and the exit points at Jamia Millia Islamia and Janpath metro stations were closed on Saturday in Delhi.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in a tweet said, "As advised by the Delhi Police, entry and exit at Jamia Millia Islamia station has been closed. Trains will not be halting at this station."

"The entry and exit at Janpath has been closed. Trains will not be halting at this station," the DMRC added in another tweet.

Meanwhile, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) on Saturday announced that it has postponed all examinations.

"All examinations have been postponed. New dates to be announced in due course of time. Winter vacation declared from December 16, 2019, to January 5, 2020. University to open on 6th January 2020," a release from the university said.

Scores of students from the city's Jamia Millia Islamia staged a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) on Saturday.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.