The Tamil Nadu Police on Friday lathi-charged the anti-CAA-NRC protesters at Washermanpet in Chennai. Thousands had gathered in protest against the CAA, NRC, and NPR. The situation escalated after some protesters were reportedly forcibly removed from the protest site, leading to a commotion between them and the police. The police lathi-charged the protesters to remove them and clear the area when the demonstrators did not budge. Several protesters were also detained by the police.