Maharashtra: Stone pelting, police lathi-charged during the bandh of saffron organization in Amravati Maharashtra: Stone pelting, police lathi-charged during the bandh of saffron organization in Amravati

Maharashtra: Stone pelting, police lathi-charged during the bandh of saffron organization in Amravati


Maharashtra: Stone pelting, police lathi-charged during the bandh of saffron organization in Amravati


Hundreds of people took to the streets shouting slogans in the Rajkamal Chowk area of ​​this eastern Maharashtra city, about 670 km from the state capital. Many of them had saffron flags in their hands.

During the bandh organized by a saffron outfit in Maharashtra's Amravati city on Saturday, mobs pelted stones and damaged shops, following which the police had to lathi-charge the protesters. The incident took place during a saffron outfit's bandh against incidents of stone pelting during rallies organized by Muslim organizations in Amaravati city on Friday in protest against the communal violence in Tripura.

Hundreds of people took to the streets shouting slogans in the Rajkamal Chowk area of ​​this eastern Maharashtra city, about 670 km from the state capital. Many of them had saffron flags in their hands. Some members of the mob pelted stones and damaged shops in Rajkamal Chowk area and some other places, a police official said. He said the police lathi-charged the protesters to disperse them.

On Friday, officials had said that more than 8,000 people had gathered outside the Amravati district collector's office to submit a memorandum, demanding to stop atrocities against the minority community. When people were leaving after handing over the memorandum, stones were pelted at three places between Chitra Chowk and Cotton Bazar of Kotwali police station area. The Kotwali police have so far registered 11 FIRs on various charges including rioting. An official said that ten people have been arrested.


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