Dhangars to block h’way at Udgaon today

  • | Thursday | 21st September, 2023

Kolhapur: Members from the Dhangar community in Shirol village will resort to blocking the Kolhapur-Sangli highway on Thursday to press for their demand of getting reservation under the Schedule Tribes (ST) category. Amar Pujari, member of Shirol Tehsil Dhangar Reservation Committee, said, The government is ignoring our demand for reservation under the ST category. Hence, we will be blocking the highway in Udgaon village on Thursday. A statement has been given to Jaysingpur police station about the same.Meanwhile, followers of Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar from Bedag village will also resort to blocking of highway at Islampur phata on the Pune-Bangalore National Highway on September 23. We also published the following articles recentlyMaharashtra: Dhangars seek quota, to block Kolhapur-Sangli highway todayMembers of the Dhangar community in Shirol village are planning to block the Kolhapur-Sangli highway to demand reservation under the Schedule Tribes (ST) category. The community claims to have been facing injustice for 70 years and accuses the government of ignoring their demands. A statement has been given to the police station regarding the highway blockade.Chd-Manali highway blocked after landslides near PandohHeavy rain in Himachal Pradesh has caused landslides and blocked multiple roads, including the Chandigarh-Manali highway. The highway was closed near Pandoh and Jhalogi due to land and rockslides. Several other roads in Mandi district are also blocked. The Chakki bridge, connecting Kangra district with Pathankot, has been reopened for two-wheeler traffic after being closed due to flooding. The Badrinath highway in Chamoli district has also been blocked by landslides caused by heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, protesters demanding Maratha reservation in Maharashtra blocked the Nanded-Hyderabad highway.Over a lakh Marathas march in Sangli for reservation under OBC categoryOver a lakh members of the Maratha community participated in a rally in Sangli city, demanding reservation through the OBC quota. Girls and women from the community led the march and a delegation submitted a petition to the district collector. The community has decided to pitch for reservation through the OBC category after studying the Gaikwad Commissions recommendations. Leaders from various political parties also participated in the rally. Meanwhile, the Mali community is protesting against the inclusion of Marathas in the OBC quota, and Maratha reservation activist Manoj Jarange has called off his hunger strike with a warning to renew the agitation if the quota is not granted within 30 days. Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has assured the OBC and Kunbi communities that their reservation will not be affected by the reservation for Marathas.

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