Violent protests across Maharashtra

maharastraViolent protests across Maharashtra brought life to a standstill today and like all businesses moviegoing was not spared either. Cinemas houses were closed for the better part of the day and fear psychosis amongst the audience has severely affected business.

Maharashtra remained tense on Wednesday after a massive bandh called by Dalit groups and parties across Maharashtra. Sporadic incidents of violence paralysed parts of Maharashtra. Agitators tried to block trains, metro and buses.Schools, colleges and markets remained closed today.

The violence erupted on Monday after the bicentenary celebrations of the historic 1818 battle of Bhima-Koregaon turned violent, leading to the death of one person and injuries to many, at Pune. The bandh call was given by various Dalit organisations to protest against the violence

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