Pro-CAA stir, ‘Shoot the traitors’ slogan on Delhi Metro Blue Line; 6 held

Pro-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) sloganeering and incendiary chants of “shoot the traitors” had been made inside a practice on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line and in addition at the Rajiv Chowk metro station right here on Saturday by a gaggle of younger males.

The five-six males, carrying saffron T-shirts and kurta, began the sloganeering when the practice was about to halt at the metro station, in accordance with a PTI reporter who was at the spot.

After deboarding the practice, they continued chanting pro-CAA and provocative slogans like “shoot the traitors” and yet another actually which means that the “youth of the country is out to support and defend CAA”.

While some commuters joined the CAA supporters of their sloganeering, others had been fast to get their cameras out to make movies. Many at the station had been seemingly stunned by the spontaneity and the uncommon selection of the venue.

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel, liable for the safety of the Delhi Metro, intercepted the protesters and handed them over to the Delhi Police.

“On February 29, at about 10:25 hours, six youths were seen shouting slogans at Rajiv Chowk metro station, Delhi. They were immediately intercepted by CISF personnel & thereafter handed over to Delhi Metro Rail Police officials for further action. Metro Rail operation remained,” the CISF mentioned in an announcement.

A senior CISF official mentioned the youths had been elevating pro-CAA slogans.

DCP (Metro) Vikram Porwal mentioned, “We have detained six men and they are being questioned”.

A video of the sloganeering has gone viral on social media.

Anuj Dayal, Executive Director, Corporate Communications of DMRC, mentioned, “In reference to a video clip going viral on social media, showing sloganeering by some passengers at Rajiv Chowk Metro station, it is to state that this incident happened today morning at the station and DMRC/CISF staff immediately handed them over to the Delhi Metro Rail Police for further necessary action.”

Under Delhi Metro (Operation and Maintenance) Act 2002, any sort of demonstration or nuisance is prohibited in Delhi metro premises. Any passenger indulging in such act is liable to be faraway from the Metro premises, in accordance with the Act.

Incidentally, there was a “peace march” organised at the Jantar Mantar towards “jihadi terrorism” in northeast Delhi, which was additionally attended by BJP chief Kapil Mishra who had allegedly made provocative statements on Sunday earlier than the riots broke out in the capital this week.

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