A 620 km long human chain from the northern part of Kerala to the south was formed on Republic Day by the CPI(M) led Left Democratic Front, to register the protest against the ‘unconstitutional: Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
The organizers claimed that around 60 to 70 lakh people participated in the human chain.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPI leader Kanam Rajendran joined the protest in capital city Thiruvananthapuram.
The preamble of the Constitution was read out by lakhs of protesters who join in human chain.
Many prominent personalities including politicians, cultural activists, religious leaders and artists participated in the human chain. The participation of hundreds of newly wedded couples in human chain was also gained the attraction.
An oath was taken to protect the Constitution from the “attempts of the Central government” to destroy it.