Maharashtra: Section 144 Imposed In Amravati Amid Protests Against Tripura Violence

Action should be taken against leaders giving inciting speeches says former state Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis.

Maharashtra: Section 144 Imposed In Amravati Amid Protests Against Tripura Violence
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In Maharashtra's Amravati, Section 144 has been imposed in light of the protests against the Tripura violence on Saturday, November 13, stated Amravati's guardian minister Yashomati Thakur, highlighted accounts. 

An official mentioned that the police have imposed a curfew in Amravati against the backdrop of violent protests, stated accounts. 

To this, former State Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis condemned the protests and violence occurring in the area. He is of the opinion that the Tripura Police are showcasing fake photos posted on social media. Therefore, he has appealed to the locals to ensure harmony and peace. Adding that action should be taken against leaders giving inciting speeches, mentioned narratives.

On Friday, November 12, state Home Minister, Dilip Patil elaborated on how certain individuals across the state had undertaken a protest march against the violence in Tripura. During which, stone pelting occurred in regions such as Nanded, Malegaon, Amaravati and others. He then appealed to all to maintain peace.

According to reports, stones were hurled and shops were damaged in Amravati on Saturday prompting the authorities to lathi-charge to disperse the protestors. Additional police force has also been deployed in the region. 

On Friday, officials stated that a large number of people assembled outside the Amravati district Collector’s office to submit a memorandum demanding that atrocities against the minority community be stopped. After doing so, accounts claim that stone-pelting occurred at three locations in the limits of the Kotwali police station, mentioned reports. FIRs and arrests have been made in the said matter. 

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