India Over 100 detained as Pune's Dalit protests reach Mumbai: 10 updates

04:35  03 january  2018
04:35  03 january  2018 Source:   NDTV

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Pune ' s Dalit Protests Reach Mumbai , Riot Police Called In. More than a 100 protesters were later detained , the police said. Here are the top 10 updates in this big story Over 160 buses had been damaged in Mumbai today by rampaging protesters , the police said.

MUMBAI/PUNE: More than 100 people were detained in Mumbai today as Dalit protesters blocked major Mumbai roads, disrupted local train services at rush hour and forced shops to close over the caste clashes yesterday near Pune, in which a man was killed. Riot police had to be called in today as the protesters threw stones and damaged a bus. One protester tried to set himself on fire and was saved just on time, the police said. Dalit groups have called for a Mumbai bandh tomorrow.

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Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has appealed for peace, saying Maharashtra is a progressive state which does not believe in casteist violence. He also warned that strict action will be taken against those who use social media to spread rumours. Announcing the inquiry into Monday's violence, Mr Fadnavis said it will be headed by a sitting judge.

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Over 160 buses were damaged in Mumbai by rampaging protesters over 100 of whom were detained , police said. Several towns and cities in Maharashtra were on edge today as Dalit protests against yesterdays violence in Pune spilled over to capital Mumbai , with agitators damaging scores

The protesters blocked roads in several areas of Mumbai , forced shops to shut down. Last updated on: January 02, 2018 16:38 IST. The anger over marking the 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune district of Maharashtra continued on Tuesday as protestors disrupted suburbs and

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Shops and business establishments were shut and a journalist of NDTV was attacked as groups of youths from Chembur, Vikhroli, Mankhurd and Govandi joined the protest, the police said.

Traffic came to a standstill this morning at the Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai and re-opened post-noon. The Central Railway suspended suburban services between Kurla and Vashi on its harbor corridor and is running special services between CSMT-Kurla and Vashi-Panvel section.

The police, who said they detained 100 people following the protests, denied reports of prohibitory orders banning large gatherings in Chembur or any other part of the city.

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MUMBAI : Several towns and cities in Maharashtra were on edge on Tuesday as dalit protests against Monday' s violence in Pune spilled over to capital Mumbai + , with agitators Over 160 buses were damaged in Mumbai by rampaging protesters over 100 of whom were detained , police said.

In a tweet, the police said there was "no reason to panic" and one should "verify facts with police officers" before posting anything on social media.

Prakash Ambedkar, the grandson of BR Ambedkar, the architect of India's constitution, has called for a strike in Mumbai tomorrow.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP and its ideological mentor RSS, tweeting: "A central pillar of the RSS/BJP's fascist vision for India is that Dalits should remain at the bottom of Indian society. Una, Rohith Vemula and now Bhima-Koregaon are potent symbols of the resistance."

On Monday afternoon, groups of Dalits, who were on way to an event near Pune city to mark 200 years of the Bhima Koregaon battle, were attacked and their vehicles were damaged.

The violence, which started after an argument and stone-throwing, soon spun out of control. A man died, 40 vehicles were damaged and less than half-a-dozen people were injured. The police said the deceased man belonged to an upper caste.

Dalits observe January 1 as "Vijay Diwas" to commemorate the battle fought in 1818, in which a Battalion of British East India Company comprising Dalits had defeated so-called upper-caste Peshwa soldiers.

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