In pics: Shaheen Bagh protest site vacated by Delhi police due to coronavirus COVID-19 scare

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in Delhi and other parts of India, Delhi Police on Tuesday (March 24, 2020) vacated anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site in Shaheen Bagh area in the national capital to curb the outbreak of the deadly virus. It is to be noted that Delhi government has already imposed Section 144 in Delhi which bars the gathering of more than five people at one place. The anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh started on December 15, 2019 and was going on for the last 101 days. 

Mar 24, 2020, 09:54 AM IST

Amid the rising coronavirus cases in Delhi and other parts of India, Delhi Police on Tuesday (March 24, 2020) vacated anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site in Shaheen Bagh area in the national capital to curb the outbreak of the deadly virus.

It is to be noted that Delhi government has already imposed Section 144 in Delhi which bars the gathering of more than five people at one place. The anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh started on December 15, 2019 and was going on for the last 101 days. 

1/5

Shaheen bagh protest site vacated after lockdown, Section 144 in the district

Shaheen bagh protest site vacated after lockdown, Section 144 in the district

A team of Delhi Police officials reached the protest site on Tuesday morning and urged the protesters to vacate the area. The anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh started on December 15, 2019 and anti-CAA protesters at Shaheen Bagh have refused to end the stir despite appeals by the government,

2/5

Shaheen Bagh protest site vacated after 101 days of protest

Shaheen Bagh protest site vacated after 101 days of protest

All the tents and stalls were removed by the Delhi police while they vacated the Shaheen Bagh protest site. Only five women were continuing to protest at Shaheen Bagh after lockdown and implementation of Section 144 in the state.

3/5

Delhi police removing the tent and other materials from the protest site. I

Delhi police removing the tent and other materials from the protest site. I

Delhi police carries away posters, hoardings, pipes and tents from Shaheen Bagh protest site on Tuesday morning. Some protesters were detained too from the protest site.

4/5

Large number of police personnel deployed for evicting Shaheen Bagh

Large number of police personnel deployed for evicting Shaheen Bagh

The eviciting processby the Delhi police in Shaheen Bagh  began at around 7 am on Tuesday. Other than Shaheen Bagh, other anti-CAA protest site are also being vacated across India due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. 

5/5

Shaheen bagh protest site vacated after lockdown

Shaheen bagh protest site vacated after lockdown

Shaheen bagh protest site was vacated after the Delhi government imposed Section 144 in Delhi which bars the gathering of more than five people at one place. The anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh started on December 15, 2019 and was going on for the last 101 days. 

Most Popular