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Dalit protests: Maharashtra on the boil

November 30
Incidents of violence were reported from various parts of the Mahrashtra as protests against the alleged desecration of Dr B R Ambedkar's statue in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur.

Earlier in the day curfew was imposed in many parts including Nanded and Pimpri area in Pune, which witnessed violent protests following the desecration of the statue.

Soon the wave of violence also hit Mumbai city and its neighbouring disticts like Thane and New Mumbai.

Image: Two bogies of Deccan Queen burnt near Ulhasnagar.

Photographs: Arun Patil

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