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19/12/2019 10:40 AM IST | Updated 19/12/2019 11:04 AM IST

CAA Protests In Delhi: DMRC Closes 14 Metro Stations

Section 144 has been imposed at Red Fort in view of protests against Citizenship Amendment Act.

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In view of the planned protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act on Thursday, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation tweeted that 14 metro stations have been closed.

“Entry and exit gates of Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Vishwavidyalaya are closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations,” the DMRC tweeted.

“Gates of Jamia Millia Islamia, Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh and Munirka were also closed. Trains will not be halting at these stations,” it said in another tweet. 

The entry and exit gates of Patel Chowk, Lok Kalyan Marg, Udyog Bhawan, ITO, Pragati Maidan and Khan Market are also closed.

The DMRC also tweeted that entry and exit gates of Central Secretariat will also be closed, but interchange facility will be available. 

Protests against the new law have been planned across 10 cities on Thursday and Section 144 has been imposed in several parts. In Delhi, the rally was supposed to begin from the Red Fort, but NDTV reported that the police did not give permission for the march. 

Section 144 has also been imposed near Red Fort.