Protests towards Citizenship (Amendment) Act in West Bengal, roads blockades at numerous sites


KOLKATA: Sporadic incidents of violence were being noted from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act, police claimed on Sunday.

Protesters blocked many crucial roadways in Amdanga and Kalyani parts of North 24 Parganas and Nadia districts. They also blocked roads and railway tracks in various stations of the districts, the police explained.

In Domjur spot of Howrah district, protesters organised highway blockades and shouted slogans in opposition to the Narendra Modi authorities.

A enormous police contingent has been rushed to the spot to command the circumstance.

Violent protests have rocked a number of parts of the point out in the very last two times with agitators torching railways stations and vandalising community house.

Incidents of violence have been documented from Murshidabad and North 24 Parganas districts, and rural Howrah on Saturday.