Bhima Koregaon battle: Security tightened on 201st anniversary
Security was tightened in Maharashtra on the occasion of 201st anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle. Thousands of people flocked to Jay Stambh memorial to pay their tributes. The memorial was erected by British for soldiers killed in the Koregaon Bhima battle on January 1, 1818.
One person was killed and several others were injured in caste clashes that broke out on January 1 last year on the occasion of the anniversary.