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Maharashtra Bandh brings Mumbai to a halt: Here are the latest pictures

The financial capital of India came to a halt on Wednesday as several Dalit groups called for Maharashtra Bandh after the protests against the violence that occurred during the bicentenary celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle near Pune spread to the city on January 2.

The financial capital of India, Mumbai, came to a halt on Wednesday as several Dalit groups called for Maharashtra Bandh after the protests against the violence that occurred during the bicentenary celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle near Pune spread to the city on January 2.
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The financial capital of India, Mumbai, came to a halt on Wednesday as several Dalit groups called for Maharashtra Bandh after the protests against the violence that occurred during the bicentenary celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle near Pune spread to the city on January 2.

All three railway lines — Western, Central, and Harbour — have been affected by violent protests as protestors continued to stall train operations at Mulund, Chembur, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Goregaon, Dadar, Sion, Andheri Elphinston, Thane, Kurla and others. Shops, schools and local transports in some parts of the city are also shut due to violent protest across the city.
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All three railway lines — Western, Central, and Harbour — have been affected by violent protests as protestors continued to stall train operations at Mulund, Chembur, Bhandup, Vikhroli, Goregaon, Dadar, Sion, Andheri Elphinston, Thane, Kurla and others. Shops, schools and local transports in some parts of the city are also shut due to violent protest across the city.

In light of the violence across Maharashtra, Section 144 has been imposed in Thane till midnight of January 4. Section 144 prohibits the assembly of four or more people. Here's a look at the recent developments:
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In light of the violence across Maharashtra, Section 144 has been imposed in Thane till midnight of January 4. Section 144 prohibits the assembly of four or more people. Here's a look at the recent developments:

 Dalits groups protesting during the Maharashtra Bandh called over the Bhima Koregaon violence, in Mumbai. (PTI)
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Dalits groups protesting during the Maharashtra Bandh called over the Bhima Koregaon violence, in Mumbai. (PTI)

Dalit groups protesting at Thane railway station during the Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)
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Dalit groups protesting at Thane railway station during the Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)

A view of deserted roads after Dalits called for Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)
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A view of deserted roads after Dalits called for Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)

Police officials patrolling at railway tracks. (PTI)
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Police officials patrolling at railway tracks. (PTI)

Dalit groups protesting at Thane railway station. (PTI)
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Dalit groups protesting at Thane railway station. (PTI)

Dalit protesters block a road in Thane. (PTI)
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Dalit protesters block a road in Thane. (PTI)

Dalit protesters take part in a bike rally on the Eastern Express Highway in Thane. (PTI)
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Dalit protesters take part in a bike rally on the Eastern Express Highway in Thane. (PTI)

Protesters burn a bike at Vikroli in Mumbai.(PTI)
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Protesters burn a bike at Vikroli in Mumbai.(PTI)

Protesters burn tyres to block a road during the  Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)
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Protesters burn tyres to block a road during the Maharashtra Bandh. (PTI)

 Police personnel arrive to control the situation after an incident of violent clash at Ambedkar Nagar in Aurangabad. (PTI)
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Police personnel arrive to control the situation after an incident of violent clash at Ambedkar Nagar in Aurangabad. (PTI)

Protesters block the traffic at Western Express Highway near Aarey Check Naka during a 'Rasta Roko' protest. (PTI)
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Protesters block the traffic at Western Express Highway near Aarey Check Naka during a 'Rasta Roko' protest. (PTI)

RPI activists, amid teargas, pelting stones at the police during their violent protest in Aurangabad on Tuesday. (PTI)
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RPI activists, amid teargas, pelting stones at the police during their violent protest in Aurangabad on Tuesday. (PTI)

Police men guard after a violence broke out. (PTI)
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Police men guard after a violence broke out. (PTI)

A police van carrying personnel drives past a damaged public bus during a protest in Mumbai. (Reuters)
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A police van carrying personnel drives past a damaged public bus during a protest in Mumbai. (Reuters)

Members of the Dalit community are detained by police during a protest. (Reuters)
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Members of the Dalit community are detained by police during a protest. (Reuters)

Riot police walk past a damaged public bus during a protest. (Reuters)
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Riot police walk past a damaged public bus during a protest. (Reuters)

A bus vandalised during a protest at Dandekar road following clashes between Dalit and Maratha groups in Pune. (PTI)
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A bus vandalised during a protest at Dandekar road following clashes between Dalit and Maratha groups in Pune. (PTI)

Police officials inspect a Police Station that was vandalised by Dalit groups. (PTI)
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Police officials inspect a Police Station that was vandalised by Dalit groups. (PTI)

Policemen try to control the situation after a violent protest by the Dalits. (PTI)
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Policemen try to control the situation after a violent protest by the Dalits. (PTI)

Police personnel in action against RPI activists who went on rampage during their protest in Aurangabad on Tuesday. (PTI)
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Police personnel in action against RPI activists who went on rampage during their protest in Aurangabad on Tuesday. (PTI)

Charred vehicles following the violence near Pune. (PTI)
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Charred vehicles following the violence near Pune. (PTI)

Charred vehicles following the violence near Pune. (PTI)
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Charred vehicles following the violence near Pune. (PTI)

Charred remains of a fire fighting vehicle following the violence. (PTI)
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Charred remains of a fire fighting vehicle following the violence. (PTI)

First Published on Jan 3, 2018 04:16 pm
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