Incidents of violence were reported from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act, police said on Sunday. Assam’s protest has already reported some serious clashes between the public and police. However, the country’s capital is also witnessing some level of public protests when students of Jamia clashed with the administration for their protest for the new Citizenship law.
However, in West Bengal, protesters blocked various important roads in Amdanga and Kalyani areas of North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts. They also blocked roads and railway tracks in various stations of the districts, the police said.
In Domjur area of Howrah district, protesters organized road blockades and shouted slogans against the Narendra Modi government.
A huge police contingent has been rushed to the spot to control the situation. Violent protests have rocked several parts of the state in the last two days with agitators torching railways stations and vandalizing public property.
Incidents of violence were reported from Murshidabad and North 24 Parganas districts, and rural Howrah on Saturday.