Furious protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act are not being called to a halt. On Friday, 13 people died, including an eight-year-old child, in violent demonstrations in several districts of Uttar Pradesh. According to the information, four have been killed in Meerut, two each in Bijnor, Kanpur, Sambhal, one each in Muzaffarnagar, Firozabad, and Varanasi.
13 PEOPLE DIED IN VIOLENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN SEVERAL DISTRICTS OF UTTAR PRADESH
However, IG law and order confirmed eight deaths. Today school colleges are closed. The Internet is at a standstill in many districts.
TODAY’S SPECIAL BACK EXAMINATION OF POLYTECHNIC POSTPONED
Special back examination of the polytechnic to be held on Saturday has also been postponed. It was decided late at night. Secretary of the Council of Technical Education, Sanjeev Singh said that the examination has been postponed due to unavoidable reasons. Its date will be released soon and informed. Earlier on Friday, the examination was postponed.
ALL SCHOOLS IN THE STATE WILL BE CLOSED TODAY
All schools, colleges, and universities in the state will have a holiday on Saturday. The state government declared a holiday in schools on Thursday and Friday due to cold and cold wave on Wednesday. The government has extended this holiday till Saturday. Principal Secretary of Secondary Education Department Aradhana Shukla said that all educational institutions will remain closed on Saturday.
THREE POLICE POSTS BURNT IN MEERUT
A mob stoned and fired at police near Haupur Road in Meerut near Nauchandi and blew up three police posts. During this time a miscreant was killed, while seven policemen, including SP City, were injured. The miscreants also burnt several bikes.
Some policemen and media persons were taken, hostage. Three police bikes were burnt in Sambhal. A protestor was killed in police firing. At the same time, two miscreants have been killed in Bijnor. More than a dozen people, including three policemen, were injured. Three people were injured in Muzaffarnagar due to the bullet.