There are no confirmed deaths yet. However, hundreds of students are reportedly injured. As many as 28 Jamia students were detained. This isn’t the only horrifying protest in Delhi, as a similar scene played out in Aligarh Muslim University on the same day.
60 Aligarh Muslim University students are known to be injured
Protests broke soon after news about clashes between police and protestors started doing the rounds on the Internet. Atleast 60 students of the Aligarh Muslim University (Aligarh campus) were reportedly injured in clashes. Internet services in the city were suspended, and the university was shut till January 5, 2020.
Students from other institutions like Delhi University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Hyderabad University also joined them. The Uttar Pradesh government imposed Section 144 after violent protests broke out across the state.
In West Bengal, protestors reportedly vandalised public properties and blocked roads
Howrah: Police personnel patrol a street after violence broke out as angry protesters burnt vehicles during a demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019, in West Bengal's Howrah on Dec 14, 2019. Credits IANS
Protestors also burned effigies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. West Bengal chief minister Mamta Banejee asserted that the law will not be imposed in the state. She carried out a rally to mark a protest against CAA on December 16.
In Assam, people burnt tires, shut down shop to protest against CAA
The North East has been against the Act which they fear will lead to an exodus of immigrants into their states. They too are seeking an unconditional withdrawal of the contentious law which they say will dilute their culture.