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In Pictures: Man Opens Fire On Anti-CAA March Near Jamia Millia Islamia- As It Happened

After a man opened fire on protesting Jamia students, heres a look at how things unfolded near Jamia. Photo Credit: IANS

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 January 2020, 06:22:30 PM
Jamia Millia Islamia Students Protest Against Citizenship Act

Jamia Millia Islamia Students Protest Against Citizenship Act

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Over a thousand students have been protesting near Jamia Millia Islamia area against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. In recent times, thousands, including students in multiple cities and towns across the country, have taken to the roads since last month to protest against the new citizenship law. Protesters are of the view that the new law discriminates against the minority Muslim community. (Photo Credit: IANS). 

Man Opens Fire On Anti-CAA March Near Jamia Millia Islamia

Man Opens Fire On Anti-CAA March Near Jamia Millia Islamia

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A man opened fire during an anti-CAA protests right outside Jamia University in Delhi. The man was seen walking on the very road where the students were carrying out the protest march. “Kisko chahiye azaadi (who wants freedom),” the man was heard saying by the onlookers as saying. (Photo Credit: IANS)

A student from Jamia Millia Islamia was injured.

A student from Jamia Millia Islamia was injured.

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A student from Jamia Millia Islamia was injured when the man opened fire at a group of protesters on Thursday afternoon and shouted "Yeh lo azaadi", triggering panic in the city's Jamia area. (Photo Credit: IANS)

Injured Jamia student was taken to hospital

Injured Jamia student was taken to hospital

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The injured Jamia student himself climbed on the barricade. He was further assisted by the Delhi police to reach hospital. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SalmanNizami_)

Students took out march from Jamia University

Students took out march from Jamia University

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Earlier, the students were heading from Jamia to Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial Rajghat. The march was stopped at the Holy Family Hospital near the university. (Photo Credit: IANS)

Police ask students to maintain peace

Police ask students to maintain peace

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Students squatted in the area, asked the police to go back. Students raised slogans of “Go back, go back”, however, police officials asked them to maintain peace and conduct their protest peacefully. (Photo Credit: IANS)