India Protests Continue : Tens Of Thousands Protest Against Citizenship Law
Tens of thousands of people protested across India against the Citizenship law passed by the Hindu Nationalist Government that critics say discriminates against Muslims.
Some 30,000 people marched in the Southern City of Bangalore, more than 20,000 in Siliguri and thousands in Chennai, while big rallies were also held in New Delhi, Guwahati and other cities.
More than 1,000 members of the LGBTQ Community, rights groups and their supporters joined the protest held in the capital.
Describing themselves as citizens against BIGOTS, they carried placards and shouted slogans accusing the government of pursuing policies aimed at forcing people to prove their Citizenship and putting people from Marginalised Communities at risk.