Shaheen Bagh, located in the national capital Delhi, became the center of protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Due to this, shops in that entire area were closed. Demonstrations against the CAA were continuing that the Corona epidemic knocked and the country was put on lockdown. For this reason, the protesters were removed from the shelter. It is currently the fourth phase of lockdown in the country. It has relaxed some to bring the stalled economy back on track. Its effect is also seen in Shaheen Bagh.
Shops in Shaheen Bagh have been closed for nearly five months due to protests against the CAA first and then the lockdown. Let us tell you that during lockdown 4, shops have been allowed to open with terms and conditions. Shopkeepers will have to follow the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home and Health along with social distancing.
Delhi: Shops reopened in Shaheen Bagh area after relaxations in the fourth phase of #CoronavirusLockdown. The shops in the area have opened after almost 5 months as they were also closed during #AntiCAA protests. pic.twitter.com/sFQFVgypY7
– ANI (@ANI) May 22, 2020
On March 24, the police vacated the picket site
Due to the corona virus epidemic, Delhi Police had removed all the tents from the Shaheen Bagh on the morning of March 24, cleaning up the dharna site under tight security. As a result of this police action, heavy security was deployed in Zafarabad amid complete lockdown in the capital. The Para Military Force and Delhi Police personnel were stationed at Shaheen Bagh and Zafarabad and were keeping an eye on the people.
People associated with the performance of Shaheen Bagh said that we had evacuated the protest venue on the night itself due to the possibility of curfew. Around 7:15 am, the police came and removed the tents and other things.