At least half a dozen state stations have been destroyed and set on fire, which has resulted in the cancellation of many long-distance trains, Sanjoy Ghosh, chief public relations officer of the South Eastern Railway, told Reuters services would be resumed.
As violent protest against the amended Citizenship Act continues in parts of northeastern India, governments of the United States, United Kingdom and Canada has issued their travel advisory asking their respective citizens to "exercise caution" while travelling to the region. "Internet and mobile communications may be disrupted".More news: Eichel scores twice, Sabres hand Blues third loss in row
Protests continued in India on Saturday (December 14) against a controversial religion-based Citizenship Law.
The alert comes as the region faces massive protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.More news: Amanda Nunes Says If Cyborg Wanted Rematch She Wouldn't Have Left UFC
Tensions simmered in Guwahati in Assam state, the epicentre of the unrest, where medical staff said two people were shot dead and 26 hospitalised late Thursday after security forces fired live rounds.
Protests also took place in several other cities in Uttar Pradesh, including the Hindu holy city of Prayagraj, whose former name Allahabad was changed in 2018 by the state's Hindu nationalist government. Clashes between students and police over CAB also broke out in Delhi. However, it has kept out Muslim immigrants from applying for citizenship. Bill (CAB) became law after receiving the President's assent earlier this week following a debate in the Parliament.
The United Nations human rights office voiced concern today that India's new citizenship law is "fundamentally discriminatory in nature" by excluding Muslims and called for it to be reviewed.More news: Ghost of Tsushima Launches on PS4 Summer 2020