It is an epic failure of security arrangement by police in Lucknow in view of protest over the Citizen Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Protests led to major violence in Lucknow as protesters went on a rampage, pelting stones at the police, setting vehicles on fire and ransacking two police outposts in Madeyganj and Satkhanda area of old Lucknow.
The police in return fired tear gas shells and lathicharged to control the mob in several areas in Lucknow.
The violence first broke out in Khadra area of old Lucknow. Khadra is one of the most sensitive zones where police were deployed in heavy numbers following the ruckus. Suddenly protesters started pelting stones around 2:30 pm. They set dozens of motorbikes and cars on fire and ransacked two police outposts. In return, the police fired tear gas and lathicharged protesters.