Delhi Mahila Congress chief and Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha was detained on Friday near Home Minister Amit Shah's residence while protesting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), said police.
Members of the Mahila Congress were protesting against the law near the residence of Home Minister Amit Shah.
Sharmistha Mukherjee told PTI that around 50 other women members of the Delhi Mahila Congress were also detained and taken to the Mandir Marg police station.
The entire national capital has been rocked with anti-CAA protests with certain flashpoint like India Gate, Jantar Mantar, JNU and Jamia Milia Islamia University.
Police has maintained high vigil in the national capital in view of protests and violence. They held a flag march to maintain law and order in the area and are keeping a close vigil on social media accounts.
(With inputs from PTI)