Maratha morcha: Lakhs anticipated to wait protest march in Mumbai today

Maratha morcha: Lakhs anticipated to wait protest march in Mumbai today

Lakhs of people from throughout Maharashtra are anticipated to wait a protest march in Mumbai on Wednesday, looking for reservations in jobs and training for the Maratha network.

This will be the 58th — and the largest-protest march of the Maratha network, exactly a year after the first march was held in Aurangabad, the organisers informed journalists in Mumbai.

To this point, fifty seven protests, within the shape of ‘Mook Morcha’ (silent rallies), have been held in numerous elements of the state following the brutal rape and murder of a 14-12 months-old Maratha woman in Kopardi in Ahmednagar district in July 2016.

On Wednesday, the morcha will begin at 11 am from the BMC’s Jijamata Udyan and culminate at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai, the organisers said.

Social media systems like fb, Whatsapp and Twitter had been used to unfold the morcha message to network members, they stated.

The JJ flyover will be closed for visitors on Wednesday in view of the morcha, police stated.

Faculties in south Mumbai will stay closed the following day as a precautionary measure, an authentic stated.

The silent protest is a peaceful way to pres the demand for reservation in jobs and educational institutions and punishment for culprits inside the Kopardi case, the organisers stated.

Their other demands include modification in SC, ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act) to prevent its misuse, mortgage waiver to diminish farmer suicides, and remunerative prices for agricultural produce.

The morcha has been organised by using the Sakal Maratha Samaj, an umbrella enterprise of numerous Maratha groups.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation (BMC) is planning to apply the Bombay Gymkhana floor adjoining to the Azad Maidan, to address the huge wide variety of humans anticipated to participate in day after today’s morcha, an reliable stated.

BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta and Commissioner of Police Datta Padsalgikar had met last week to discuss arrangements and necessary preparations from a protection factor of view, he said.

August 9, 2017