As the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests take violent form in Uttar Pradesh, officials on Saturday announced that agitations recorded 11 deaths recorded so far. Shocking the nations, the 11 deaths included an 8-year-old boy who reportedly lost his life in a stampede in Varanasi on Friday. Tensions rose high as the protestors pelted stone and torched vehicles yesterday post the Friday prayers. Hundreds of RJD supporters reached to the roads n Bihar disrupting rail and road traffic. All the main cities in the state recorded protestors clashes with the police.
While hundreds of injured protestors were shifted to nearby hospitals, O P Singh, the Director-General of Police stated that 50 policemen were seriously injured in the violence. Shops, establishments, schools, colleges and universities across Uttar Pradesh remain shut from the past two days. Amidst which the chief minister Yogi Adityanath appealed to people to maintain peace and do not believe in any rumours. He also issued orders to the police to take the misleading people into custody to bring the situations under control.