NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): On Sunday evening, the aftermath of violence during protests against the amended Citizenship Act in south Delhi, DMRC closed gates of several metro stations, including GTB Nagar, Shivaji Stadium, Patel Chowk and Vishwavidyalaya
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in a series of tweets said that entry and exit gates of GTB Nagar, Shivaji Stadium, Patel Chowk, Vishwavidyalaya, Vasant Vihar, Munirka, R K Puram Metro stations were closed on the advice of the police.
According to DMRC, trains will not halt at these stations.
Earlier entry and exit gates of the Sukhdev Vihar metro station on the Magenta line were closed by the DMRC in view of the violent protest in southeast Delhi against the Amended Citizenship Act.
DMRC tweeted on Sunday, “As advised by Delhi Police, entry & exit gates of Sukhdev Vihar and gate no. 3 of Ashram have been closed. Trains will not be halting at Sukhdev Vihar”.
With no trains halting at these stations Entry and exit gates of Jamia Millia Islamia, Okhla Vihar, and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh were also been closed.
As per the new security updates, on Monday morning entry and exit gates were opened and normal services have resumed at all stations.
DMRC tweeted, “Security Update. Entry and exit gates at all stations have been opened. Normal services have resumed in all stations”.