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Tension prevails in AMU against CAA after Jamia Millia Islamia; cops use batons, teargas


Aligarh, Dec 15: After agitation against the amended Citizenship Act turned into a violent protest in Assam, West Bengal and Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, on Sunday, the students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) raised their voice against the Citizenship Act.

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Reportedly hundreds of students clashed with police, at a campus gate. The Aligarh police used batons and teargas to disperse the mob. After this, tension prevailed in the area.

After the Jamia Millia Islamia University turned into a battleground on Sunday evening, the students started gathering at the Babey Sir Syed Gate and shouted slogans against the law and police action on demonstrators in the national capital.

AMU Registrar, Abdul Hamid told to news agency ANI, "The situation in the campus is tensed, some boys and anti-socials elements came and pelted stones, so we have requested police to take action to control the situation."

A Proctor professor of AMU, Afifullah Khan said some security personnel have been injured in brick-batting near the university gate.

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According to the Police, the student also broke down the police cordon and have sealed all gates to the campus.

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