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Pune Bandh 13 December: Seven and a half thousand policemen to be deployed during the bandh

Dec 13, 2022, 07:00 am

To condemn controversial remarks made by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and BJP national spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi, political parties and various organisations have called for a Pune bandh tomorrow, December 13. Several organisations including Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), AIMIM, Janta Dal, Vanchit Bahujan Agadi and Shetkari Kamgar parties will participate in the bandh.

The Governor and Trivedi received a lot of backlash from several state sectors for their remarks on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The parties have unanimously called for a bandh in the city because the Governor's comments on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj haven't resulted in any punishment.

Various traders’ associations, Maratha Seva Sang, Muslim organisations, Dalit organisations, Auto unions, Bank unions and various spots association extended support to the Pune Bandh.

About seven and a half thousand policemen will be deployed by the police to prevent any untoward incident during Pune bandh today. 

The Federation of Trade Association of Pune (FATP) has declared their support to the protest. According to a statement by the president of FATP, Fatehchand Ranka, the opposition parties appealed to the traders' body to support the bandh.

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