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Anti-CAA Protests: Bundelkhand, Allahabad University Cancel Exams On Account of Protests

The University Of Allahabad And Bundelkhand University On Thursday Announced The Cancellation Of Examinations On Account Of Protests Against The Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) Across The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Assem Sharma | Updated on: 20 Dec 2019, 10:29:06 AM
Anti-CAA Protests: Bundelkhand, Allahabad University Cancel Exams On Account of Protests

Anti-CAA Protests: Bundelkhand, Allahabad University Cancel Exams On Account of Protests (Photo Credit: Representational Image)

New Delhi:

The University of Allahabad and Bundelkhand University on Thursday announced cancellation of examinations on account of protests against the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) across the state.

The anti-Citizenship Act protests turned violent in Uttar Pradesh’s capital city Lucknow as agitators torched vehicles parked outside police chowki in Hasanganj area on Thursday.

The police in Lucknow cracked down on protesters using tear gas and batons after the agitation against Citizenship Act turned violent in Hazratganj area of old city.

Nineteen IndiGo flights were cancelled and 16 others were delayed as crew members were stuck in traffic jam at NH-8 due to anti-CAA protests on Thursday, a Delhi airport official said. Three airlines -- Vistara, Air India and IndiGo -- announced that their passengers, who are stuck in traffic due to anti-CAA protests at various parts of Delhi, will be adjusted in subsequent flights.

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First Published : 19 Dec 2019, 07:35:36 PM