CAA Protests in Delhi: DMRC Shuts Entry and Exit Gates of Lok Kalyan Marg, Janpath and 3 Other Metro Stations
Delhi Metro Station (Photo Credits: IANS)

New Delhi, December 16: Amid the violent protests in the national capital over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the entry and exit gates at five metro stations in central Delhi have been shut on Monday. Protests have gained momentum at India Gate and Jantar Mantar against the police crackdown on Jamia Millia Islamia and AMU students, who have been protesting against the CAA.

In a series of tweets, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted saying that the entry and exit gates of Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan, Jamia Millia Islamia, Lok Kalyan Marg and Janpath are closed.  Earlier in the day, the DMRC had shut the entryand gates of Jamia Millia Islamia following which trains were not be halting at this station. Delhi Police Entered Jamia Campus After CAA Protests Turned Violent. 

Here's a series of tweets by DMRC:

On Sunday, the Delhi Metro had suspended services at 12 metro stations in the Magenta and Yellow as a precautionary measure. The entry and exit doors were shut at several metro stations including that at GTB, Shivaji Stadium, Patel Chowk, Vishwavidyalaya, Vasant Vihar, Munirka, RK Puram, Sukhdev Vihar, Jamia Millia Islamia, Okhla Vihar, Jasola Vihar and Shaheen Bagh and Ashram metro station.