Agnipath Protests: Stir turns violent; trains set on fire, students take to streets - in PICS

The Centre's Agnipath recruitment scheme has met with protests across India. From burning tyres on track to setting train coaches on fire, India has been engulfed in flames of protests 

Agnipath Scheme: Protests held across India

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Agnipath Scheme: Protests held across India

Trains were set on fire, stations vandalised across the country leading to cancellations of trains.

Agnipath Recruitment Scheme: Students protest in national capital Delhi

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Agnipath Recruitment Scheme: Students protest in national capital Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party's Chatr-Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (AAP CYSS) students' wing protests against Agnipath Recruitment Scheme at ITO in New Delhi on Friday.

Agnipath protests: Danapur Railway Station room set ablaze

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Agnipath protests: Danapur Railway Station room set ablaze

Protesters set a room ablaze at Danapur Railway Station during their protest against Agnipath Recruitment Scheme, in Patna. (Pic: IANS)

Agnipath protests reach Patna

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Agnipath protests reach Patna

Paramilitary and Police personnel were seen at Danapur railway station as youngsters protest against Central Government's Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the armed forces, in Patna on Friday. (Pic: ANI)

Agnipath protests: Youngsters get together

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Agnipath protests: Youngsters get together

Youth descended on road and railway track in protest against Agnipath

Protests in Secunderabad against Agnipath scheme

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Protests in Secunderabad against Agnipath scheme

Protest against 'Agnipath scheme' for recruiting personnel for armed forces, in Secunderabad. (Pic: Reuters)

Agnipath protest: Youngsters set tyres on fire

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Agnipath protest: Youngsters set tyres on fire

Youngsters set tyres on fire as they protest against Central Government's Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the armed forces, in Lakhisarai, Bihar, on Friday.

Agnipath scheme protest: Bihar burns

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Agnipath scheme protest: Bihar burns

The heat of Agnipath reached Bihar capital Patna on Friday. The agitators targeted Patna-Bakhtiyarpur four lane road toll plaza at Didarganj and set a toll kiosk on fire. Besides, a large number of agitators burnt the tyres on Ashok Rajpath at the Patna college. (Pic: IANS)  

Train set ablaze in Bihar

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Train set ablaze in Bihar

Protesters set a train ablaze at Luckeesarai Junction in Bihar during their protest against Agnipath Recruitment Scheme, in Begusarai district on Friday (June 17, 2022)

(Pic: IANS)

 

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