A 25-year-old innocent man died during violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday in a tragic way. Internet and SMS services were suspended in the city till December 21 noon, according to an Uttar Pradesh government order. As many as 10 cars, 20 motorcycles, three buses, and four news vans were set on fire during protests in the city.
At least two people were killed in Karnataka's Mangaluru during violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act on Thursday, police said. Protestors carried out demonstrations in Mangaluru despite Section 144 imposed there. As many as 20 police personnel have also got injured in the violence, Mangaluru Police Commissioner PS Harsha said.
In another incident, the protests against the CAA turned violent in Ahmedabad on Thursday evening after a clash broke out between protesters and police in the Shah-e-Alam area and Mirzapur. Protesters beat up policemen and pelted stones at police vans, prompting the police to use their batons and tear gas shells to disperse the protesters. Police said that in the stone-pelting, at least 20 persons got injured including policemen.