In Photos: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan leads 620km human chain against CAA

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Former MLA from Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, took part in the human chain at Malappuram. Photo: Sameer A Hameed

Thiruvananthapuram: On January 26, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) organised a 620km human chain in Kerala demanding the withdrawal of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

The chain stretched from Kasargod town in north Kerala to Kaliyakkavilai in Thiruvananthapuram and saw participation of 70 lakh people.

Malayala Manorama photographers captured these pictures from different districts.


Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, along with his family members, joined the chain at Palayam in Thiruvananthapuram.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinaryi Vijayan and CPI Secretary Kanam Rajendran at the human chain protest against CAA at Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: RS Gopan


People from Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts joined the chain in Alappuzha. 

Protest at Alappuzha district. Photo: Arun John


Human chain in Kannur district. Photo: Harilal

A view of the human chain from the bypass road in Kozhikode.

Kozhikode human chain
Human chain at Kozhikode. Photo: MT Vidhuraj


Crowd gathers in Kannur ahead of the human chain formation. Photo: Harilal

Thousands of people turned up at Kannur to join the human chain.

Rahul Gandhi. (File Photo: IANS)


Former Jammu and Kashmir MLA, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, joined the chain at Malappuram.

Human chain at Malappuram. Photo: Sameer A Hameed
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