On the lines of Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, around 50 women along with children have been squatting near the Clock Tower in Lucknow's old quarters protesting the CAA and NRC.
“Save Constitution, Save India, No to CAA, NRC, Reject CAA, Reject NRC" were the slogans repeated by the women while fluttering the tricolour.
Despite improving the logistics and infrastructure, introducing NCERT syllabus at primary level, the standard of education remains grim in Uttar Pradesh.
Police said that the acid splashed on three women, including two married women who sustained minor injuries and the 13-year-old girl named Gungun Sonkar.
The senior superintendents of police for Lucknow and Gautam Buddh Nagar were transferred on Thursday and no new officers posted there immediately.
One of the accused Vinayak Thakur, also a lawyer, has been arrested while four others were absconding. After preliminary investigations, the police have said that personal enmity was the motive.
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Jafar was arrested on December 19 while she was live on Facebook from the spot where protests against the amended citizenship law had gone violent.
Deputy CM Maurya said the PFI in a way is the 'incarnation' of the Students Islamic Movement of India and is' role has been 'established' in vandalism in the state.
On alleged videos shared on social media showing UP police entering homes and indulging in vandalism, the UP DGP said if anyone had any grievance, they could approach the local police and magistrates
The minister refused to accept the allegations of discrimination saying he did not find it proper to visit the families of rioters.
The Congress General Secretary has been strongly criticising the new citizenship law and also the Yogi Adityanath government's inability to control violence on the issue.
On the contrary, restaurants have been doing brisk business in Lucknow since those who used to order food through Swiggy and Zomato are now thronging them.
The statement came even as the government started the process to identify and attach property of rioters from CCTV footage in various towns.
TMC Rajya Sabha MP Md Nadimul Haque, who is part of the delegation, said he and other party members were staging a sit-in near a hanger at the airport.
OP Singh said that police officer and civil administration officials are reaching out to community member and their leaders requesting them to cooperate in maintaining law and order.