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Due to the silent procession, the traffic police has asked the residents to use Tilak Road, Kelkar Road and Kumthekar Road.
The all-religious Shivpremi Punekar, along with the Maratha organization Sambhaji Brigade, several organizations and opposition parties, observed a Pune bandh on Tuesday. During this a silent march will be taken out. After offering flowers at the statue of Chhatrapati Sambhaji in Deccan, the silent march will begin.
This march is being taken out against Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s remarks on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Such boards are installed at various places in Pune.
All shops will remain closed till 3 pm, medical stores will remain open
NCP and Shiv Sena have got the support of many social and business organizations for the bandh. Federation of Traders Association of Pune (FATP) president Fatehchand Ranka had said, “We condemn the Governor’s statement and appeal to the traders to support the bandh.” All shops and offices will remain closed till 3 pm.
Essential services like grocery stores, bakeries and milk shops are allowed to open till 10 am. After this the shops will remain closed till 3 pm. Medical shops will remain open throughout the day. Petrol and CNG pumps will remain operational. Adequate security arrangements have been made. Over 100 police officers as well as 1000 jawans have been deployed.
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He described Babasaheb Ambedkar and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari as the icons of the new era in the gathering.
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