Day after Pune rally violence, Dalit protesters block roads in Mumbai Current Affairs 

Day after Pune rally violence, Dalit protesters block roads in Mumbai

Mumbai: Traffic came to a standstill at the Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai this morning after Dalit protestors blocked the roads following the attack on Dalit rally at Koregaon Bhima in Pune. Dalit groups called for a bandh in Mumbai on Tuesday and sought action against those involved in the violent clashes in Pune the day before. Incidents of stone pelting were reported from the spot and a man, who was trying to immolate himself, was saved just in time. Mumbai Police tweeted: “Don’t believe in rumours. Traffic on Eastern…

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Tension prevails in Koregaon Bhima after stone pelting Current Affairs 

Tension prevails in Koregaon Bhima after stone pelting, 1 dead

Pune: Tension prevailed at Koregaon Bhima, a village 30 kilometres north east of Pune in Maharashtra after two groups entered into stone pelting following an altercation on Monday. At least one person died and four were injured. The violence erupted in afternoon when some members of the crowd on its way to visit the memorial had an argument over some issue. A police officer deployed for bandobast at Koregaon Bhima said, “Stone pelting started after the argument. During the violence, vehicles and a house in the vicinity was damaged,” reported The…

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