31 July : Pune :- With the fire of Maratha reservation, Maharashtra has got auspiciously. On Monday, several incidents of arson, road jams, police attacks, clashes took place, while one person jumped under the train and committed suicide. In Pune, the miscreants blew more than 100 vehicles. Here the protesters have warned the Jail Bharo Movement in Mumbai from tomorrow.
Total 16 vehicles set ablaze & 25 vehicles vandalised by mob during violent protests for #MarathaReservation in Chakan. Situation is under control, peace has been restored. Section 144 (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) has been revoked: Pune District Collector
— ANI (@ANI) July 30, 2018
In large parts of Chakan of Pune and surrounding Osmanabad, Solapur, Kolhapur, Nandurbar and Aurangabad, there were sporadic incidents of aggravation, violence, road jamming and procession with sloganeering on pedestrians and motorcycles. Section 144 has been imposed in many police station areas.
Pramod Hore Patil committed suicide by jumping under the train after posting a post on Facebook in Aurangabad. He committed suicide on Sunday, but his body was recovered near Mukundwadi railway station on Monday. This has been closed in some parts of the district.
Two dozen vehicles, including five buses of state transport, were set on fire after the Maratha Movement became violent on Chakan, Hinjewadi, Khed and Pune-Nashik Highway in Pune.
Angry protesters targeted Chakan police station. About five policemen were injured in this violence. Apart from this, three people were injured in stone pelting in the city.
Police left tear gas shells to overcome the protesters. Chakan and other cities were completely closed. All political parties appealed for peace and restraint from Maratha leaders.
Meanwhile, the ruling ally Shiv Sena, and the opposition Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party held meetings with their legislators.
Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil of Congress has appointed Governor C.V. Writing a letter to Rao, the state government has demanded to intervene for the early resolution of the violence and pending reservation issue between the Marathas who are agitating.