Maratha quota war turns violent
After the Maratha Kranti Morch has yesterday called for the bandh today in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Palghar, and Raigad, the protests became violent on the second day of bandh.
The protesters who are pelting stones and burning the tyres of the vehicles are forcibly shutting down the shops. The Maratha Reservation Bandh has reached Mumbai now.
The protestors blocked Mumbai-Pune expressway near Kalamboli. There are several other districts including Sangli, Parbhani and Shirdi also reported violence. These protests result in the death of one constable at Kaygaon in Aurangabad and injured nine others. The death of constable is said to happen due to the pelting of stones.
The Reservation quota war erupted when a 27-year-old Kakasaheb Shinde jumped to death in Godavari river followed by two other committed suicide, yesterday. At present, those two are treating in a hospital, Aurangabad.
The bandh is going on in demanding the reservations for the Maratha community. Yesterday, a 27-year-old protestor died after he jumped into the Godavari river in demanding of reservations for Maratha community. Besides, two other who committed suicide are safe and getting treatment.