Watch | Citizens' Group Demands Release of Umar Khalid

The scholar and activist has been jailed for year.

Several eminent personalities gathered at the Press Club of India to protest against scholar and activist Umar Khalid’s incarceration on Monday, September 13 – the day his imprisonment crossed the one-year mark.

Umar Khalid is a vocal activist against the CAA and NRC, was called for questioning by the Special Branch of Delhi Police a year ago and arrested in connection with the communal riots in North East Delhi.