The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) authorities have closed three metro stations in view of protest in the national capital against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
"Entry and exit gates of Chawri Bazar, Lal Quila, and Jama Masjid are closed. Trains will not halt at these stations," the DMRC tweeted.
Security Update— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) December 20, 2019
Entry & exit gates of Chawri Bazar, Lal Quila and Jama Masjid are closed. Trains will not be halting at this station.
Bhim Army has called for a protest march from Jama Masjid to Jantar Mantar against the new citizenship law for which police have denied permission.
Yesterday, the entry and exit gates of 17 metro stations-- Central Secretaria, Patel Chowk, Lok Kalyan Marg, Udyog Bhawan, Chandni Chowk, Vishwavidyalaya, Pragati Maidan, Mandi House, Barakhamba Road, ITO, Khan Market, Lal Quila, Jama Masjid, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jasola Vihar, Shaheen Bagh, Vasant Vihar, and Munirka were closed due to the protests against the Citizenship amendment act (CAA).
However, the gates were opened and the normal metro services were resumed.
List of Metro Stations closed on December 20:
- Chawri Bazar
- Lal Quila
- Jama Masjid