Amid anti-CAA protests in Delhi, pic of protesters giving rose to cop goes viral

In Delhi, the protests lead to momentary shutdown of telecom services in parts, closing down of some metro stations, and cancellation of several flights.
Protestors offer roses to policemen during a demonstration against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act,at Mandi House, New Delhi.(PTI)
Protestors offer roses to policemen during a demonstration against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act,at Mandi House, New Delhi.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 06:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta

Hundreds of students from various universities of Delhi are holding protest over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act since Sunday. People are staging protests in other parts of the country too over the passage of CAB in Parliament last week.

In Delhi, the protests lead to momentary shutdown of telecom services in parts, closing down of some metro stations, and cancellation of several flights.

Expectedly, Twitter is abuzz with talks about the anti-CAA protests in Delhi. However, amid the chaos, an image capturing a glimpse of humanity and harmony went viral on social media. The picture shows a group of protesters presenting red roses to a policeman.

Protestors giving rose to a policeman.
Protestors giving rose to a policeman.

Another image of a girl giving a single red rose to a policeman also created quite a stir online. With words of praise, several people shared their comments online about the image of the girl.

Parliament passed the bill last week and after receiving assent from President Ram Nath Kovind it became an act. Since then, various parts of the country have witnessed people protesting against the act.

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