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Banerjee condemned the violence that erupted in the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), alleging that the police brutally tortured the innocent students, which she said was "intolerable".

Several students of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University were seen leaving the campus with their luggage this morning as the varsity was closed till January 5 owing to yesterday's violent protests.

Delhi Police PRO MS Randhawa had said that a section of the mob had turned violent and started pelting stones on the police and at houses due to which police were forced to resort to baton charge and firing tear gas shells.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, seeks to grant Indian citizenship to refugees from Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Zoroastrian communities fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and who entered India on or before December 31, 2014.

Protesters carrying placards, which read 'I am your daughter, protect my dignity' and 'give death sentence to rapists', demanded the arrest of four accused who allegedly raped the 20-year-old earlier this week.

Amid protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, 26 Army columns have been deployed in Assam to support the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) to handle the situation there.

The areas where the curfew will remain effective include areas under Sadar and Lumdiengjri police stations - the whole of Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lama Villa, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Butcher Road, Mawlonghat excluding localities beyond Umshyrpri bridge.

The Congress party has asked all state units to hold 'Dharna Pardarshan' on Wednesday across the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

All-India Muslim League MPs along with AIUDF MP Maulana Badruddin Ajmal shouted slogans during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at Parliament House today.

Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh branches of Hindu Janjagruti Samiti had raised concerns over the scene in Khan's film and had asked the Censor Board to eliminate the sequence as "it hurts religious sentiments".