Hundreds of students and citizens gathered at Jantar Mantar in Delhi to express their reservations against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Here is a firsthand account of the same.
At least 1,200 people were detained by Delhi Police on Thursday
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were brought to Jantar Mantar to supervise the demonstrations
As many as 13,000 security personnel patrolled sensitive areas across the national capital on December 19
Similar rallies were held in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata and other parts of India
Reports of demonstrations turning violent poured in from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh along with some parts of Gujarat and Karnataka