The condition in Maharashtra getting worsened after the Maratha Kranti Morchahas called for a bandh in Mumbai and its adjoining area today. The violence in the state raised after the protest turned violent. Now, the bus services suspended in the state after the stone pelting at the best buses. During the violence several people injured and one constable died.
According to the reports, protesters have burned many vehicles and two protesters also tried to commit suicide.
The highest impact of Maharashtra bandh can be seen especially in Aurangabad and some adjoining areas. Earlier on 24th July, a protester died during the march in the favour of reservation.
The demand for reservation by the Maratha community is a very controversial issue in terms of politics. There are at least 30 per cent Marathas in the state. Prior to this, Maratha community leader has also organized rallies for their demands in the various districts of the state. Last year, the Maratha Kranti Morcha has organized a big rally in Mumbai.
Check out the updates of the Maharashtra Bandh till now:
We are not blocking any road. We are carrying out a peaceful protest. We have told our workers that there should be no inconvenience to the police or govt due to our protest. We are asking people to shut down their shops: Maratha Kranti Morcha #MaharashtraBandh pic.twitter.com/mM38GDTQby— ANI (@ANI) July 25, 2018
#Mumbai: Protesters pelted stones on two Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses near Navi Mumbai's Ghansoli this morning. BEST bus services from Airoli to Vashi have been completely stopped today in the light of Maharashtra bandh.— ANI (@ANI) July 25, 2018
As per the reports, the Maratha Kranti Morcha said that essential services like water supply, fire brigade, ambulance services, hospitals, school and colleges, school buses are exempted from the Maharashtra bandh.
The protestors called for Maharashtra bandh after a 27-year-old Kakasaheb Shinde had jumped off to his death from a bridge over Godavari river in Aurangabad. He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead.