Alia Bhatt shows support for students protesting new citizenship law

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Actress Alia Bhatt is the latest Bollywood celebrity to show support towards the ongoing student protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, reports Daily Sun, Dhaka quoting Indian media reports

With this, she has joined a long list of celebs who have shown support to students, including Richa Chadha, Anurag Kashyap, Parineeti Chopra, Vicky Kaushal and others.

Alia took to Instagram to share a picture of the Preamble to the Constitution and her own message to her followers. “Learn from the students,” her message read.

Actor Ishaan Khatter and Sonakshi Sinha also shared pictures of the Preamble on social media. Ishaan also wrote, “I was raised to believe in and take pride in the fact that we are the greatest secular nation in the world. I want it to remain that way. I stand by anybody who exercises their rights peacefully and I pray for the unison and wellbeing of all my fellow people.”

Thousands of students across India took to the streets demanding a probe into the use of teargas inside the Jamia Milia Islamia’s library as well as police entering the campus without permission from university authorities on Sunday.

Jamia turned into a war zone on Sunday as police entered the campus and used force to quell student protests against the CAA.

Actor Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, also expressed solidarity with Jamia and Aligarh Muslim University students and urged everyone to stand united against the contentious Act.

Parineeti called the crackdown by the police on students “barbaric”.

Sidharth said his heart goes out to all the students back home in Delhi.” (Courtesy: Daily Sun)

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