Protests against citizenship law continue in Bengal, road, rail blockade at several places

Protests against citizenship law continue in Bengal, road, rail blockade at several places

Protestors belonging to the Muslim community hold placards during a protest against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, at Fulbari in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal. — PTI

Kolkata, December 14

Road and rail blockades continued in different parts of West Bengal on Saturday by people protesting against the amended Citizenship Act.

Incidents of violence were reported from Murshidabad and North 24 Paraganas districts, and rural Howrah, police said.

The National Highway 34, one of the arterial roads that connect north and south Bengal, was blocked in Murshidabad. Several other roads in the district were also blocked, they said.