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Dalits in MP protest Pune violence

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Bhopal , 04 Jan 2018

Dalits in a Madhya Pradesh city on Thursday protested the violent incident in a Pune village.Parts of Burhanpur city were tense after a shutdown was called and more than 10 buses were damaged.Senior Superintendent of Police Rakesh Sagar said the situation was under control.On Monday, disturbances erupted in Maharashtra's Koregaon-Bhima village during celebrations to mark the bicentenary of the Anglo-Peshwa war. Hundreds of thousands of Dalits had congregated around the Victory Pillar (Vijay Stambh) erected by the British in Sanaswadi villge when suddenly stone-pelting started, allegedly by some rightwing groups carrying saffron flags.In the clashes that ensued between the two groups, a youth was killed.Dalit parties had called a Maharashtra shutdown on Wednesday to protest the incident.

 

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