Police barriers to the referendum on Catalan independence
Police stopped the residents of Catalan after entering the polling station on Sunday, local time. The BBC reports that riot police are blocking voters to enter the centre of Barcelona’s capital city.The ballot paper and the ballot box were being snatched from the centre immediately after the vote started, the home ministry said.
Police said that the polling stations will not be allowed to be open. The supporters who are in the centre of the independence will be expelled. But the Catalan government has urged the police not to obstruct peaceful voting, the Catalan government urged. Police barriers to the referendum on Catalan independence
Earlier on Sunday morning, several police cars were left to Barcelona. Apart from this, riot police were deployed there. In this situation, the Catalan government announced that citizens of Catalan can take part in the vote from any centre.
From Friday onwards, in favour of the referendum on Catalan independence, Spain’s residents have been seen. People of independence began to take possession of the fear that the central government could stop polling centres. Earlier, many people were seen rallying against Saturday’s election.
Spain’s central government against the referendum of independence of Catalan from the very beginning. The country’s constitutional court has declared the referendum as illegal. Local authorities in Madrid sent police to Katalán to stop voting in collaboration with the central government. Alongside, they also urged the Catalan police to stand against the vote.
Catalan is a very rich region in the northeast of Spain. About 75 lakhs inhabitants have their own language and culture. The region is controlled by a strong autonomous government. The Catalan people have been demanding independence for the past five years.