Maharashtra Bandh LIVE updates: Maratha Kranti Morcha calls off protest in Mumbai: on Wednesday, Because of the, for the reservation in jobs, the Maratha community’s agitation and education intensify, the Maratha Kranti Morcha, which is regarded and decided to pronounced bandh in Mumbai and adjoining areas.
Maharashtra Bandh LIVE updates
Live updates: *CM Devendra Fadnavis says that he is ready for discussions with protestors and the government is committed to giving reservation
*Shiv Sena MLC Harshwardhan Jadhav threatens to resign if no decision is taken on the Maratha quota issue
*Protesters pelt stone at a bus in Thane
on Tuesday, Devendra Fadnavis, the respected Chief Minister of Maharashtra, called for an emergency high-level meeting to review the “progress” which was made by the Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission regarding the issue.
The Maratha leaders also keen for the government to give them OBC status and not reservation due to any quota, beyond the existing 50 per cent, would be difficult to implement.
On the other side, if the Marathas are granted OBC status, they would qualify for the existing OBC quotas also anyway.
The protesters have now decided to gherao ‘Varsha’, the official residence of the chief minister in Mumbai, and they are demanding his resignation and to seek finality to their demands.
Maratha reservation Protest stories
For the 72,000 government jobs, In a scheduled recruitment, Fadnavis had promised that the government that will keep 16 per cent positions reserved for the Marathas. “There would be no injustice meted out to the Maratha community.”
For the last four-five days, Maharashtra is witnessing sporadic incidents of violence
after Two years, the Maratha community took to streets in the whole Maharashtra holding silent marches which is also demanding quota in jobs, the community, which forms 33 per cent of the state’s population, has now become very angry and aggressive.
Maharashtra is witnessing sporadic incidents of violence, from the last four-five days, which includes, torching of buses, tires and rasta rokos mainly in Marathwada, western Maharashtra and Konkan regions.
The pro-reservation community is going on with the bandh today and also appealed the people to conduct a “peaceful protest” and a “peaceful bandh”.
Pro-reservation groups have exempted schools, hospitals, medical and other essential services from Bandh
Security has been deployed at the several places only to avoid any annoying incident. The pro-reservation groups have exempted schools, hospitals, medical and other essential services, which include vegetables from the bandh. No school buses were attacked or stopped in any area and it also emphasizes that ambulance services should be also running normally; a senior official of the public health department stated the same.
The Shiv Sena has been supporting the Maratha community’s demand for reservation but the party has not joined the protest anyway.
After markets and shops, Protestors are now shutting down petrol pumps
Trying to observe a ” peaceful” protest, Protestors are now decided to shutting down petrol pumps, they have also urged the Thane depot manager that they should not run buses today.
Protestors raise slogans against Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Agitators have started coming and gathering at the several locations in the Mumbai region and the neighboring Raigad and Palghar districts. Also, protesters raised slogans against Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, At some places, and Chandrakant Patil, the Public Works Department Minister for allegedly insulting sentiments of the Maratha community. They attacked public buses in Mumbai, and the neighboring Thane and Navi Mumbai. Roads were including the key Teen Hath Naka junction, which is subsequent to the long queues of vehicles on the road leading to Mumbai.
on Tuesday, Maharashtra observed a state-wide bandh being observed by Maratha outfits, because of the death of a Maratha youth in Aurangabad.
The man Kakasaheb Shinde, 27-year-old jumped into a river to commit suicide. The Marathi Kranti Morcha will continue agitation until state Devendra Fadnavis, the Chief Minister issues an apology to the community.