Section 144 imposed in Uttar Pradesh amid CAA protests, internet suspended in 16 districts | DNA India
Topics: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) | Uttar Pradesh
The decisions were taken to maintain law and order in the state as protests turned violent last week after the agitators clashed with the police and vandalised public properties. – DNA India
In wake of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Uttar Pradesh administration has imposed Section 144 in the entire state as a preventive measure. Under the section, assembly of four or more people in an area is prohibited.
Internet services in several districts have also been suspended to curb the spread of fake information through social media. The affected districts include Bulandshahar, Agra, Sambhal, Bijnor, Saharanpur, Ghaziabad, Muzaffarnagar, Firozabad, Mathura, Shamli, and Aligarh.