Mumbai Bandh live: The Bandh in Mumbai began on Wednesday and sporadic incidents of violence and inconvenience to Mumbaikars are being reported. According to reports, traffic has been blocked by protesters in Thane. Private cabs and autos are apparently being stopped from going ahead in Kandivali.
Protesters block traffic in Thane, bus services from Airoli to Vashi stopped (Mumbai Bandh live)
According to ANI, protesters pelted stones on two Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) buses near Navi Mumbai’s Ghansoli this morning. BEST bus services from Airoli to Vashi have been completely stopped today in the light of Maharashtra bandh.
Workers of Maratha Kranti Morcha forcibly shut shops on Thane’s Gokhale road
The protests are taking place over the death of 27-year-old Kakasaheb Shinde, a protester, who jumped into the Godavari River near Aurangabad over his demand for reservations and subsequently drowned.
As the stir for reservation in jobs and education intensified, the Maratha Kranti Morcha, which is spearheading the agitation, took its battle to Mumbai where it has called for the shutdown. The Sakal Maratha Samaj has called for a ‘bandh’ today in the city, in Thane, Navi Mumbai, Raigad, and Palghar.
A Thane Municipal Transport(TMT) bus vandalised in Wagle estate area of Thane. #Maharashtra
mumbaipolice #mumbaibandh Jogeshwari Station road East, near Satellite ..Bunch of hooligans blocked the traffic few minutes back. Police mute witness. Office goers suffer.- twitter handle
Mumbaibandh call. This Is at #teenhaathnaka Watch out for traffic. #Thane #mumbaitraffic @mumbaitraffic @mtptraffic @traffic_mumbai – twitter handle (Mumbai Bandh live)
Maharashtra: Police deployed outside BJP office in Mumbai in wake of #MarathaReservation protests – twitter handle