Maratha Reservation Protest: Protestors set bus on fire, curfew imposed in Ambad

Maratha protestors set a state transport bus on fire at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chowk in Tirthpuri city, Ambad taluka, an

Published on Feb 26, 2024 12:24 PM IST 8 Photos

A curfew has been imposed in Ambad taluka of Maharashtra's Jalna district due to the law and order situation arising from the ongoing agitation for Maratha reservation led by activist Manoj Jarange. This decision was made by the district administration, as per an official order. (HT_PRINT)

Jarange Patil is demanding that all Marathas be considered as Kunbi, a caste in Maharashtra under the OBC bloc. (ANI)

Earlier, Maratha protestors set a state transport bus on fire at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chowk in Tirthpuri city, Ambad taluka, according to an official statement on Monday. (Nitin Lawate )

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Earlier this month, the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (lower house) unanimously passed the Maratha Reservation Bill, which aims to extend 10 percent reservation to Marathas above the 50 percent cap.(HT Photo/Praful Gangurde)

Activist Manoj Jarange Patil, who has been at the forefront of the protests demanding reservation for Marathas in government jobs and education, stated that the bill guaranteeing 10 percent reservation for the community falls short of fulfilling their demands.(HT Photo/Praful Gangurde)

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