The video also shows a group of men trying to snatch a camera from Chaurasia’s video journalist.
Police have filed a case under laws relating to "voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery" and "common intension" against unknown persons at the Shaheen Bagh police station, a said senior police officer.
CAA aims to fast-track citizenship for persecuted Hindus, Parsis, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Christians who arrived in India before December 31, 2014, from Muslim-majority Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
The passing of the bill on December 11 last year triggered widespread demonstrations.
was first carried out in Assam to identify illegal immigrants, and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s election manifesto in 2019 promised to implement in a phased manner nationwide.
If a nationwide NRC
is enacted, activists and opposition politicians expect that residents unable to prove citizenship would be taken to detention centres, as is happening in Assam.