The long march towards Rajghat by Jamia Millia Islamia students to protest against the new citizenship law (CAA), in Delhi was stopped by the police near the Holy Family Hospital after a man opened fire on the protesters. (Image: Reuters)
The police caught the assailant and are questioning him. "We have caught the person and are interrogating him," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Chinmay Biswal. (Image: Reuters)
Meanwhile, Shadab, a journalism student who received a bullet injury on his arm, was taken to the Holy Family Hospital for medical care. (Image: Reuters)
Several march participants said the man who opened fire was a "follower of Nathuram Godse". "We are following the ideology of Gandhi, but the same ideology that killed Mahatma wanted to kill us," said a participant. (Image: Reuters)
Police detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
The students formed a human chain and didn't let the policemen in plain clothes enter the protest site. (Image: Reuters)
Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi. (Image: Reuters)
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