After making news for one day long, finally, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar has finally called-off the bandh. The decision was made as the normal life in Mumbai got severely affected. It is here to mention that Prakash Ambedkar is the grandson of BR Ambedkar.
The bandh was called by Dalit groups after the fight broke out during Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary celebration. However, the bandh was quite peaceful in most parts of Mumbai. According to reports, protestors attacked buses, even school vans, huddled ways in the city. To be specific, the areas like Vikhroli, Dindoshi, Kalanagar, Kandivali, etc were severely affected. Protestors blocked services at Nallaspora station
Prakash Ambedkar said-“ The bandh was mostly y peaceful barring two incidents in Mumbai and one in Aurangabad. I want to congratulate the protestors as they kept their calm even at a time when the emotions were very high. Police is taking combing operations in Aurangabad and that they should stop immediately,”
“People are extremely hurt at the communal tensions in the state the contributions of the marginalized community towards nation building are being questioned today,” he added.
Ambedkar also has asked to arrest Bhide Guruji and Milind Ekbote for provoking mobs at Bhima Koregaon.