Opposition events led by the DMK in Tamil Nadu on Saturday lashed out on the police motion towards anti-CAA protesters right here, and sought motion towards these police personnel who allegedly used pressure towards the agitators.
DMK president M.Ok. Stalin stated the protests have been being held in a peaceable method and sought to know why the police used pressure to disperse them.
Nevertheless, BJP chief H. Raja slammed the assault on police personnel, during which 4 together with a lady Joint Commissioner sustained accidents.
“Lathi charge was done unnecessarily on the peaceful people for no reason and this prompted people across the state to take to the streets,” Mr. Stalin stated in an announcement.
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On Friday,an anti-CAA protest by Muslims had turned violent when a gaggle of protesters clashed with police right here, leaving 4 personnel injured. The incident had led to sporadic protests throughout Tamil Nadu, together with at Washermanpet within the metropolis, the place the violence erupted, however protesters subsequently referred to as off the agitation, following talks with Police Commissioner A.Ok. Viswanathan.
Agitators had alleged that police used pressure towards them. Mr. Stalin demanded that any instances on this connection must also be withdrawn and sought motion towards policemen who allegedly resorted to lathicharge.
Hitting out on the AIADMK, the DMK chief stated whereas the ruling get together had voted in favour of the amended Citizenship Act within the Parliament, it was additionally not enacting an Meeting decision towards CAA, a requirement putforth by his get together.
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam chief T.T.V. Dhinakaran additionally focused the federal government over the dealing with of the protest. “Using force in peaceful protests amounts to stirring up a hornet’s nest,” the unbiased legislator stated in an announcement.
He wished such incidents didn’t repeat. The Vaiko-led MDMK adopted a decision in its district secretaries assembly, slamming the police for allegedly utilizing pressure towards protestors.
BJP chief H. Raja, whose get together is an ally of the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, slammed the violence towards police personnel within the protests.
In a tweet, he stated “rioters should be dealt with an iron fist”.