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Pune: Section 144 imposed in 17 villages in front of Bhima Koregaon fight anniversary event

Pune district collector Rajesh Deshmukh has forced segment 144 out of 17 towns, including Perne Phata and Koregaon Bhima region between December 30 and January 2, 2021, in front of the Bhima Koregaon fight commemoration occasion booked on January 1, 2021. No pariahs will be allowed to visit these towns during this period.

Deshmukh in an official statement began that the administrator of police (Pune Rural) Abhinav Deshmukh has educated that on the setting regarding Coronavirus pandemic and implicit rules because of Gram Panchayat races, it was important to force the segment 144 in and around Perene to confine the horde of individuals, the official statement expressed.

As per the public statement Only those given passes by police will be permitted to visit the ‘Jay Stambh’ (Victory Pillar) in Perne town to pay their accolades in the memory of the skirmish of Koregaon-Bhima. The passes will be accessible at Pune Rural police’s base camp in Pashan and furthermore at Shikrapur and Lonikand police headquarters. No meetings, book slows down and food slows down have been allowed in the zone.

A large number of individuals visit Koregaon Bhima town to offer their recognitions on the commemoration of the fight, which was battled on January 1, 1818, between the British East India Company and the Peshwa group of the Maratha Confederacy.

Violence broke out during the bicentenary festivals of the Bhima Koregaon fight on January 1, 2018, in which one individual was slaughtered and a few others were harmed.

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