A red alert has been issued in Aligarh due to the ongoing protests against the revised citizenship law for the past several days and the Friday prayers. A senior official said that the District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh has declared a red alert in the district. As a precautionary measure, 10 Company PACs, four Company Rapid Action Forces and 83 Magistrates have been deployed in the district.
A senior official said that the District Magistrate Chandra Bhushan Singh has declared a red alert in the district.
Internet ban in the district continues for the fifth day on Friday. Business and banking services have been affected by this. In view of the gathering of people in the prayers, strict vigil is being taken. Significantly, there were protests in several areas of the city after the violence erupted at Aligarh Muslim University last Sunday in protest against the revised citizenship law. Thereafter, minor protests were held at many places in the district.