‘Cricket Lovers’ Protest Against New Citizenship Act at India-Australia Match in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium

A gaggle of scholars held protests towards the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens all through the primary ODI between India and Australia right here on Tuesday.

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Updated:January 14, 2020, 9:57 PM IST

'Cricket Lovers' Protest Against New Citizenship Act at India-Australia Match in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium
The staff of protesters sported white t-shirts with alphabets scribbled on each and every that learn ‘No CAA, No NPR, No NRC’. (Image : Twitter)

Mumbai: A gaggle of scholars held protests towards the Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens all through the primary ODI between India and Australia right here on Tuesday.

Wearing white t-shirts, the scholars held banners that learn ‘No CAA’, ‘No NPR’ and ‘NO NPC’. They, alternatively, left sooner than the top of Indian innings on the Wankhede Stadium.

They belonged to a bunch known as Mumbai Against CAA. “There have been 26 individuals in overall and so they have been sitting within the Vijay Merchant Pavilion aspect. They themselves vacated the stadium as Indian wickets have been falling in a heap,” Fawad Ahmad, who belongs to the crowd, stated.

The social media was once abuzz that individuals dressed in black clothes weren’t allowed throughout the stadium through safety guards fearing protests, however a senior Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) Apex Council legit claimed that no such diktat was once issued.

“There was once no diktat about any color, no posters of any kind have been authorised throughout the stadium because it was once the instruction from the native police,” the MCA member stated.

In the primary recreation, India opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a half-century sooner than Australia pulled issues again to bowl India out for 255.

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