ANTI CAA PROTESTS: A case was registered a year ago on various charges against a student leader of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) opposing the amended citizenship law (CAA) and the National Citizenship Register (NRC). Also, the administration has issued an order to convert it into district Badar for six months.
Arif Khan Tyagi, a final year graduate student at Aligarh Muslim University, was released for six months under the Uttar Pradesh Gunda Act by Additional District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Malpani of the city last week. But Arif Khan received the order two days ago. The order issued by the administration states that Arif Tyagi is a threat to the peace of the city and his presence may affect the peace system.
In December 2019 and January 2020, more than half a dozen cases have been registered against Arif Tyagi in the anti-CAA agitation at AMU Campus against Serif Tyagi over two months. Tyagi while speaking to reporters said that all the cases against him. Related to protests inside the campus.
He also said that all citizens, farmers, organizations, and students have the right to protest peacefully and the District Badar order is an attack on freedom of expression. Further, Arif Khan Tyagi said that he would challenge the order in the High Court.
When contacted by the agency, AMU spokesman Professor S. Kidwai said that the police had registered a case against the student for incidents of anti CAA protests and the university has not filed a separate complaint against the student.