Eyewitnesses recount the lathi charge at Delhi Gate

21 December 2019

On 20 December, at about 6 pm, the Delhi Police released water cannons and lathi charged protestors near Delhi Gate and the Daryaganj locality. The crowd was protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, enacted on 12 December. The Caravan spoke to two eyewitnesses, who were injured during the crackdown.

This is a developing story.

Kaushal Shroff is an independent journalist. He was formerly a staff writer at The Caravan.

Tushar Dhara is a reporting fellow with The Caravan. He has previously worked with Bloomberg News, Indian Express and Firstpost and as a mazdoor with the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan in Rajasthan.

Keywords: Citizenship (Amendment) Act Delhi Police protests National Register of Citizens Citizenship (Amendment) Bill