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Several people came out on their terraces and balconies and raised slogans, like "CAA wapas lo, NPR wapas lo

Sunday March 22, 2020 11:32 PM, ummid.com with inputs from IANS

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[Shaheen Bagh on Janata Curfew. (Photo: Twitter/@ShaheenBaghOff1)]

New Delhi: Residents of Jamia Nagar, Abul Fazal Enclave and Shaheen Bagh in the national capital took part in appreciating the Covid-19 warriors' efforts to contain the epidemic on on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call on the day of 'janata curfew', here on Sunday.

However, they also demanded roll back of the new citizenship law (CAA) and National Population Register (NPR).

Jamia Nagar, the epicentre of the anti-CAA stir, witnessed complete shutdown during the 'janata curfew'.

Several people came out on their terraces and balconies at 05:00 today evening, and raised slogans, like "CAA wapas lo, NPR wapas lo (Withdraw CAA and NPR)."

Hsbibul Hasan, a Jamia Nagar resident, said, "The Janata Curfew has been successful. We are ready for lockdown to control Covid-19 epidemic. But the government should now announce rollback of the CAA and the NPR process."

Seven of the 11 Delhi districts have figured in the 80-district list announced by the Centre for complete lockdown. Only essential services wpuld be allowed in these districts.

The Delhi districts included Central Delhi, East Delhi, North Delhi, Northwest Delhi, Northeast Delhi, South Delhi and West Delhi.

Silent Protest at Shaheen Bagh

Meanwhile, Shaheen Bagh in the wake of Janata Curfew Sunday observed silent protest against CAA, NRC and NPR. Later in the evening, they issued a statement urging the government to rollback the controversial law.

"#ShaheenBagh stands in solidarity with all measures taken during this fight against the #Coronavirus, but asks how many more innocent lives have to be sacrificed before the Govt. takes notice of its own ineptitude dealing with this crisis?" Shaheen Bagh protesters said in a message posted on Twitter.

"When will they call off #CAA_NRC_NPR?" the statement said.

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