Chennai: A large number of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the law at Chepauk in Chennai, even as agitations were held across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
Agitators carrying placards against CAA, NRC and NPR, besides the Indian flag, converged at Chepauk as part of their original plan to lay siege to the Tamil Nadu Assembly, located inside the state Secretariat, and raised slogans against the amended law.
The protest call here was given by a collective of Muslim outfits and scores of Muslim women also joined the agitation.
The Muslim outfits in the state have demanded that the state Assembly adopt a resolution against the controversial legislation in the ongoing session, concluding tomorrow.
The Madras High Court had on Tuesday restrained the Muslim outfits from going ahead with their siege protest.
Earlier, protesters converged at Chepauk here, resulting in traffic congestion at key points on the arterial Anna Salai.