New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- Several students of Jamia Millia Islamia and nearby residents were injured on Monday following scuffle with police when they attempted to cross a police picket and march to Parliament to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

The call was given by the Jamia Coordination Committee - a students' body that has been managing the anti-CAA protests for nearly two months.

The scuffle took place after students attempted to march from the varsity towards Parliament and were stopped at the police barricade near Holy Family Hospital. Police said nine students were detained and later released.

Deputy commissioner of police (southeast) RP Meena said the students wanted to carry out a march from gate number seven of...