VIDEO: Protests in Mumbai leave one dead, many detained

T TV Wednesday 03/January/2018 18:42 PM
By: Times News Service

Angry mobs broke into demonstrations and protests over marking the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in the Indian state of Maharastra. The clashes started when the celebrations were disrupted by right-wing Hindu groups. The low-caste community or Dalits called the strike in protest against attacks from right wing groups in Pune City Protesters blocked roads in several areas of Mumbai, forced shops to shut down and also attacked a journalist of a television news channel Many businesses in the financial hub of mumbai as protestors blocked traffic and shopping malls and staged sit-ins on railway lines Due to intensifying protests, several schools and colleges were closed and over 100 people were detained across Mumbai. A 28-year old man was even killed in the clashes