Maratha protests: 2 fire brigade vehicles torched, cops attacked in Aurangabad as Maharashtra bandh turns violent

The Maharashtra bandh called by Maratha outfits grew to become violent on Tuesday as protesters attacked law enforcement officials and torched their vehicles in Aurangabad district. The gigantic notify became called after a person tense reservation for the Maratha neighborhood jumped to his demise in a river within the district.

Per a Zee 24 Tas list, protesters clashed with police in Aurangabad and torched two hearth brigade vehicles. No decrease than one policeman became injured within the clashes. 

Locals in Aurangabad additionally attacked the auto of Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire when he went to wait on the funeral of the childhood who dedicated suicide by leaping into Godavari river on Monday. 

Protesters in Hingoli district additionally grew to become violent and torched a police car.

Within the intervening time, three extra other folks attempted suicide on Tuesday and discover been admitted to a hospital for drugs. While two other folks, identified as Jayant Sonawane and Guddu Sonawane attempted suicide by leaping staunch into a river, Jagannath Sonavne consumed poison.

On the present time’s bandh became called after a person, identified as 27-300 and sixty five days-faded Kakasaheb Shinde, jumped to his demise in Godavari river in Aurangabad district.

Shinde’s demise had brought about a up to date predicament of protests in different ingredients of Maharashtra, with opposition leaders searching out for to place the onus he BJP-led executive within the dispute.

A pro-reservation Maratha chief acknowledged they’ve called the bandh all the arrangement throughout the dispute and that they’d proceed their agitation till Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis apologises to the neighborhood. Fadnavis had acknowledged on Sunday that he became cancelling his notify over with, scheduled on Monday, to the temple in Pandharpur after protesting Maratha outfits threatened to disrupt the match.

“We can proceed our agitation till Chief Minister Fadnavis apologises to the Maratha neighborhood. We can scrutinize bandh in Aurangabad and other ingredients of the dispute this day,” Ravindra Patil, the coordinator of a legitimate-reservation team of Marathas, acknowledged.

The outfit, which led the ‘jal samadhi’ notify by which Shinde died, is main the agitation searching out for reservation for the neighborhood in executive jobs and training.

Quotas for Marathas, a politically influential neighborhood that constitutes spherical 30% of the dispute’s inhabitants, has been a hugely contentious subject.

The neighborhood leaders had earlier taken out several rallies in varied districts to spotlight their demands. 

Closing 300 and sixty five days, a mountainous rally became organised by the Maratha Kranti Morcha on this connection in Mumbai.

(With PTI inputs)