Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- Protests against the oppression of the marginalised and the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) came together on Friday, when the city saw people gather in Dadar and Byculla.
Four years after Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula committed suicide following caste-based harassment at the University of Hyderabad, approximately 100 city students and activists marched to Chaityabhoomi in Dadar. They had come together to remember Vemula, and raise their voices against violence against students and the CAA.
A protester said, "These new rules [CAA] are discriminatory to many tribal communities. Without proper documents, even these communities will have no proof of their citizenship in the country."
At Agripada in Byculla, a massive crowd...