CAA: Forget Protests, Yogi Adityanath’s Govt Is Muzzling Funerals | Uttar Pradesh | HuffPost India
Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh – At least 19 people have been killed in Uttar Pradesh as a consequence of police action on demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act. The police has forced many families to conduct quick secretive funerals. – HuffPost India
NEHTAUR, Uttar Pradesh — The Uttar Pradesh police shot 20-year-old Mohammed Suleman dead in the afternoon of December 20. At midnight, his father was called to the closest police station to discuss funeral arrangements.
Suleman’s corpse was found by his family at a busy intersection in Nehtaur, a bustling urban settlement in Bijnor district, shortly after the state police trained their guns on a crowd of mostly Muslim men raising slogans against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The demonstration in Nehtaur was part of hundreds of similar protests across the country.