MALEGAON: Thousands of women in Malegaon, Maharashtra on Monday hit the streets to voice their opposition against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR).
The all-women protest rally led by Shan-e-Hind Nihal Ahmed began start at 02:30 pm from Jamiat-us Swalehat and end at Shahidon Ki Yadgaar, Qedwai Road.
Scores of women protesters participated in the march called by Dastoor Bachao Community.
Since the enactment of CAA on December 12 last year, protests have erupted in various parts of the country including the national capital.
Excluding Muslims, the CAA grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and came to India on or before December 31, 2014.