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Ambedkar calls off bandh, seeks action

DNMUM404635 | 1/4/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :379

Dalit leader wants action against right-wing leaders in Pune who allegedly provoked Bhima Koregaon violence
Demanding that the state government book right wing leaders Sambhajirao (Manohar) Bhide Guruji and Milind Ekbote for allegedly fomenting the violence against those visiting the Bhima Koregaon war memorial on Monday, Bharatiya Republican Paksha-Bahujan Mahasangh chief Prakash Ambedkar warned it was Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’ responsibility to ensure that the state remain peaceful.
Ambedkar, a former Lok Sabha MP and grandson of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, who had called a state-wide bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday with Left and Dalit- Bahujan groups, withdrew the shutdown call at about 4:30 pm.
“I tried to keep things in control as long as they were in my hands. Henceforth, it will be the responsibility of the chief mini
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