Jamia Millia Islamia students and locals’ peaceful protest, against the recently formed contentious Citizenship Law, turned violent this evening when police assaulted them, reports said. The clash between locals and police happened near the Batla house chowk when protesters were marching towards the parliament street. Sources said some busses have been torched and public property has been vandalised. Reports said Police lathi-charged, used tear gas and water cannons over the protesters to control the situation.

PTI quoted a group of Jamia students stating disassociation with the violence during the protest against citizenship law. Soon after the incident, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said no one should be indulged in violence. Any kind of violence is unacceptable and the protests should remain peaceful.

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Anti-CAA protest in Delhi: Students vacate Jamia Millia Islamia University hostels

On Saturday night, the students of Jamia Millia Islamia University were asked to march out of campus with hands up in the air. The students of IIT-Bombay also held a protest march in solidarity with Jamia. Today, many students started leaving from Jamia Millia Islamia University as the university is closed till January 5 following Sunday's violence.

IIT Bombay students join protest

IIT Bombay students are marching on roads in support of Jamia studenta.

Students protest outside police headquarters

Over the violence, students also protested outside Delhi police head quarters. After which, other Universities from across the country extended their support to Jamia students.

36 students detained

Reports said 36 students have been detained by Delhi Police. Some students have been admitted to hospital as they received serious injuries.

JMI VC Nazma Akhtar urges police to release the students

Jamia Millia Islamia Vice-Chancellor Nazma Akhtar urges police to release the students. She said that police has beaten students inside the library. Students were not involved in violent protest claimed JMI Vice-chancellor.

Students outrage against police action

Protesters outraged at Police Headquarters after the action taken against the students in Jamia Millia Islamia. Police officials said that they are in conversation with the students and soon everything will be under control.

Clash reported from AMU too

A similar incident of clash between students and police has been reported from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Reports said tear gar has been fired by the Uttar Pradesh Police to dismantle the students.

Manoj Tiwari blames Amantullah Khan

The blame game over the Jamia incident has started now. BJP Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari blamed AAP MLA Amantullah Khan for provoking protesters.

Schools to be closed on Monday

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia has ordered to shut all schools in southeast Delhi on Monday, following the violent protest near Jamia University.

Watch: Delhi police firing

Chinmay Biswal, DCP, South Delhi, reported that 6 policemen have got injured in the clash. He said Police has used tear gas only and didn't fire. However, contradicting to his statement, videos that are doing round the internet shown policemen firing.

Jamia students share video

Students of Jamia Millia Islamia who are locked in the university campus shared a video saying that they scared and police is attacking, beating them without any reason.

Manish Sisodia accuses BJP of violence

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reacted to the violence and accused BJP of scripting the violence. He said BJP has stooped to a new low in politics blaming BJP to manoeuvre the incident. He made it clear that the Aam Aadmi Party condemns such incidents.

Police shells tear gas at protesters

Latest visuals from outside Jamia Millia Islamia University where the clash between police and protesters took place.

Delhi Police opens up firing

Reports said apart from lathi-charge, tear gas and water cannons, the Delhi Police opened up firing at the crowd and some students got injured.

Magenta line metro affected

The entry and exit gates of the nearest magenta line metro Sukhdev Vihar Station, Jamia Millia Islamia, Okhla Vihar, and Jasola Vihar, Shaheen Bagh stations have been closed.

Delhi CM requests LG to take action

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal told media that he has spoken to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to take cognizance of the matter.

Delhi Police entered Jamia forcefully

Jamia Millia Islamia University's chief proctor Waseem Ahmed Khan told the media that the Delhi Police has entered the campus without any permission forcefully. Students and university staff have been thrashed by the police.

A police officer got injured

A police personnel received injuries during the protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia University, said reports.

Kumars Vishwas slams Amantullah Khan

Dr Kumars Vishwas slammed Okhla MLA Amantullah Khan alledging of provoking protesters.

Students locked inside university

Soon after the news for violence in protest surfaced, Jamia Vice-Chancellor Najma Akhtar appealed for peace. To which, one of the protesting student Miran Haider said many students have stuck inside the campus and would follow Constitutional, peaceful paths to protest.

Traffic diverted due to protest

Traffic coming from Badarpur and Ashram Chowk has been diverted to alternative routes and routes towards Jamia have been blocked.

Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory

Following the violent protest, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued an advisory to not to go towards Mathura Road opposite New Friends Colony.

Busses torched in Jamia Nagar

Busses have been torched in Jamia Nagar area, said reports. To control the situation police has fired tear gas and using water cannons, said report.

Jamia violence

After the violence was reported from Jamia, where students were protesting against the contentious Citizenship Law, University students told PTI that they are not involved in violence.