Violence between groups supporting and opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) was also reported in several areas of the national capital.
A group of protesters headed by activist Shiba Minai staged the flash protest on Mehdipatnam X Roads.
Earlier, Thackeray had said that his government will not allow the proposed National Register of Citizens to be implemented as it would 'impact people of all religions'.
Lambasting the opposition, Kumar said that people were being misled and diverted by the opposition in the name of CAA and NRC.
In the last Assembly election in 2017, Akhilesh had cobbled up an alliance with the Congress but had failed to impress the voters.
While one group cleared them, another put them back claiming they won’t allow normal traffic movement to resume till safety is ensured for protesters.
US officials say the matter will come up during Trump-Modi meet, hint trade talks stuck due to India's 'protectionist' measures.
Shaheen Bagh is already being gleefully replicated in some cities in India and will surely cheer the habitual dissenters to organise agitations in future, accordingly
A delegation of the shopkeepers met Shahni and apprised him of the difficulties being faced by the businessmen in the area due to the protests, which have been going on for 70 days now.
The AIMIM leader said that he was being portrayed as being anti-Indian and anti-Hindu for the past couple of days.
Only emergency vehicles like ambulances and school buses are being allowed to pass through the stretch, the police said.
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The protesting women, carrying the national tricolour and raising slogans of 'aazadi', said they would not move from the site till the Centre revoke Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
A brainstorming session was jointly convened by Maulana Mahmod A Madani, General Secretary of the Jamiat, and Kamal Faruqi.
Tewari also said that on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), Thackeray needs to be reacquainted with the design of the Constitution that religion cannot be the basis of citizenship.
Stalin also urged Chief Minister K Palaniswami to convene a meeting of the state cabinet and pass a resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act.