Actor Siddharth, musician TM Krishna among 600 booked by Tamil Nadu Police for staging anti-CAA protests

According to police, the case against Siddharth, TM Krishna, and others was registered as the protests were held at Valluvar Kottam on Thursday despite the police authorities revoking permission for the same

Asian News International December 20, 2019 16:54:13 IST
Actor Siddharth, musician TM Krishna among 600 booked by Tamil Nadu Police for staging anti-CAA protests

Chennai: The Chennai Police have registered a case against 600 protesters, including actor Siddharth, musician TM Krishna, and MP Thirumavalavan and former MLA MH Jawahirullah, who gathered at Valluvar Kottam to protest against the new citizenship law.

According to police, the case was registered as the protests were held at Valluvar Kottam on Thursday despite the police authorities revoking permission for the same.

Hundreds of people, including various political, non-political and student organisations had protested against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, demanding the government to withdraw the new law alleging that it discriminates on the basis of religion.

This comes amid widespread protests across the country against the newly enacted citizenship law.

The new law seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Parsi communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and who entered India on or before 31 December, 2014.

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