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Delhi Metro closes 2 more stations fearing more anti-rape protests

Stations at Udyog Bhavan and Central Secretariat have been closed since morning.

Written by PTI | New Delhi |
April 22, 2013 11:15:29 am

Anticipating protests against the rape of a five-year-old girl,Delhi Metro today closed down one more station here on police instructions to prevent gatherings near India Gate and the Prime Minister’s residence.

The station at Udyog Bhavan will be closed for public from 10.15 am onwards till further directions,a Delhi Metro official said.

The Race Course Road station was closed from 6.45 pm last evening,hours after a group of Aam Aadmi Party activists tried to stage protest at 7-Race Course Road residence of Singh demanding the removal of Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar in connection with the incident.

Udyog Bhavan station is close to India Gate while the Race Course Road station is near to the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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