Hyderabad: Mild tension prevailed this afternoon after a group of persons staged a flash protest against CAA and NRC at the busiest Mehdipatnam area of Hyderabad. Soon after the conclusion of Friday prayers scores of people gathered near Masjid-E-Azizia at Mehdipatnam and started raising slogans against the Government for introducing the draconian laws.
The protest began under the leadership of social activist Sheeba Minai, later many youths joined the protest and blocked the road resulting in the traffic jam in the Mehdipatnam area. The protestors also carried banners and placards against the CAA,NRC and NPR.
Teams of Humayun Nagar police swung into action and cornered the protestors, however after few hours, the police dispersed the agitators.