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Marathas & Dalits should remain united

DNMUM404587 | 1/3/2018 | Author : Sanjay Jog | WC :334


In an interview with DNA’s Sanjay Jog, the union minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athavale said the mastermind behind Monday’s Bhima-Koregaon violence needs to be dealt with firmly.
Was Monday’s violence pre-planned?
All these years ‘’Vijay Diwas’’ was celebrated without any untoward incident. Some forces may have been behind Monday’s incident to get political mileage. The chief minister has already ordered a judicial probe. I want to appeal to maintain peace and stay cool.
Q: Do you suspect it was an attempt to pit the Maratha and Dalit communities against each other?
I do not want any such colour to be given to the incident. I am against any conflict between Maratha and Dalit communities. There was no such
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