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Maharashtra bandh over Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Prakash Ambedkar calls of shutdown

Road blockades, arson and stone-pelting incidents were reported in Mumbai and elsewhere during the day. However, Ambedkar, claimed that the bandh was peaceful.

Reported by: PTI, Mumbai [ Updated: January 03, 2018 23:11 IST ]
Prakash Ambedkar
Prakash Ambedkar

The day-long ‘Maharashtra bandh’ called by various Dalit and other organisations to protest the violence against commemoration of Bhima-Koregaon battle has been withdrawn, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar said today. 

He told reporters that nearly 50 per cent of the state’s population took part in the shut-down.  Road blockades, arson and stone-pelting incidents were reported in Mumbai and elsewhere during the day.  

However, Ambedkar, claimed that the bandh was peaceful.

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