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Lucknow anti-CAA protest: Magsaysay award winner, nine others booked for violating prohibitory orders

Pandey, along with the nine others, was distributing pamphlets of their 'padyatra' scheduled from the Clock Tower to Ujariaon against the Citizenship Amendment Act later in the day.

By: PTI | Lucknow | Published: February 17, 2020 7:31:59 pm
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Social activist and Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient Sandeep Pandey and nine others were arrested on Monday for allegedly violating prohibitory orders in the Chowk area here.

Pandey, along with the nine others, was distributing pamphlets of their ‘padyatra‘ scheduled from the Clock Tower to Ujariaon against the Citizenship Amendment Act later in the day.

They were booked under IPC Section 151 (knowingly joining or continuing in assembly of five or more persons after it has been commanded to disperse), police said.

Anti-CAA protests are continuing at the Clock Tower in the old city area here since January 17.

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