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Fadnavis faces serious threats to his life from certain pro-Hindutva elements, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar claimed.
The district police yesterday arrested 12 more people, including three minors, in connection with the January 1 caste clashes that broke out in and around Koregaon Bhima village.
Experts feel many victims are soft targets, say the takeaway is people won’t allow their loss to become political capital.
Athawale met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and demanded action against those responsible for the Bhima Koregaon violence.
The residents of Bhima-Koregaon village blamed "outsiders" for the January 1 incidents and claimed there was inadequate security for the mega gathering that preceded the unrest.
Not a single word of my speech was inflammatory, I am being targetted by BJP: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani
A day after he was denied permission to hold a rally in Mumbai, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani slammed the central government saying he was being targeted.
This comes after Ambedkar alleged that Hindu Ekta Aghadi and Shivraj Pratishthan were responsible for instigating violence against the Dalit community, in which a youth was killed.
Expressing concern over increasing atrocities on Dalits, Opposition members in the Rajya Sabha called for a judicial inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court judge.
An event called Bheem Gyan Charcha is to be organised in Khatauli area of Muzaffarnagar district in western UP on January 7 signs of Maharashtra caste unrest percolating to Uttar Pradesh.
Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar said the Maharashtra government has agreed to initiate action against those who instigated caste violence in Pune district.
Burhanpur district shares common border with Jalgaon, Amravati, Buldhana, and Akola districts of Maharashtra which witnessed protests during the bandh called by dalit groups yesterday.
Maharashtra caste clash: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid booked for 'inciting passions'
An FIR was lodged following a complaint by a 22-year-old student, Akshay G Bikkad, of Pune who took objections to the speeches by Mevani and Khalid at Shaniwarwada.
Over 30 policemen sustained injuries in the city yesterday during the protest called by various Dalit groups, a senior police official said today.
Over 200 buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation were damaged in attacks by protesters across the state during the bandh, MSRTC officials said.
Violence erupted in Pune on January 1 when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in which the British defeated the Peshwas of Maharashtra.