India rings in 2020 with revelry and anti-CAA protests in Delhi, Chennai; thousands of police personnel deployed across country [Photos]

People across the country welcomed the New Year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI

FP Staff January 01, 2020 21:56:35 IST
People across the country welcomed the new year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI
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People across the country welcomed the new year with night-long parties, light shows and fireworks, while police maintained a tight vigil, deploying drone cameras and taking action against hundreds for traffic violations including drunk driving and disorderly conduct. PTI
In Delhi's Shaheen Baug and other areas, peaceful demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) were held and people pledged to "defend the Constitution" by opposing the contentious legislation. PTI
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In Delhi's Shaheen Baug and other areas, peaceful demonstrations against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) were held and people pledged to "defend the Constitution" by opposing the contentious legislation. PTI
Protesters raise slogans at a midnight candle-light demonstration against the CAA during the new year celebrations in Chennai. PTI
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Protesters raise slogans at a midnight candle-light demonstration against the CAA during the new year celebrations in Chennai. PTI
People gathered in huge numbers at important landmarks like Gateway of India in Mumbai and India Gate in Delhi, on beach fronts and local hotspots and many visited temples, churches and other shrines. PTI
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People gathered in huge numbers at important landmarks like Gateway of India in Mumbai and India Gate in Delhi, on beach fronts and local hotspots and many visited temples, churches and other shrines. PTI
In Mumbai, merrymakers started flocking to popular spots like Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Girgaum Chowpatty, Bandstand and Juhu beach since Tuesday evening to welcome 2020. PTI
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In Mumbai, merrymakers started flocking to popular spots like Gateway of India, Marine Drive, Girgaum Chowpatty, Bandstand and Juhu beach since Tuesday evening to welcome 2020. PTI
People used creative ways to usher in the new year. PTI
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People used creative ways to usher in the new year. PTI
Across the country, citizens took part in celebrations to welcome 2020. PTI
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Across the country, citizens took part in celebrations to welcome 2020. PTI
Visitors gathered at India Gate on 1 January, the first day of the New Year 2020 in New Delhi. PTI
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Visitors gathered at India Gate on 1 January, the first day of the New Year 2020 in New Delhi. PTI