CAA Row: UP Govt to Seize Property of Protesters Involved in Violence

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CAA Row: UP Govt to Seize Property of Protesters Involved in Violence

G Plus News | December 23, 2019 16:34 hrs

GUWAHATI: The Uttar Pradesh government has started process of sealing the properties of protesters who were involved in creating violence and destruction during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests.

According to reports, the cost of the damage made to public and private properties during the demonstrations would be avenged with fines collected from those responsible. 

Meanwhile, several protesters in Lucknow have been identified and notices have been sent to them by the administration.

Following the anti-CAA protest in Assam, the state also incured heavy loss in terms of beautification which was being carried out ahead of the historic Indo-Japan summit.

"We have so far incurred a loss of approximately Rs 1.16 crores that was spent on preparing for the welcome of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Premier Shinzō Abe," Naba Konwar, the superintendent of Public Works Department (PWD) informed G Plus.

However, Konwar informed G Plus that the above amount does not take into account the destruction of state-owned machinery and the contractor’s JCB (land excavator) that was set on fire by protestors. 

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