Protesters damage vehicles, police resorts to lathicharge during Patel agitation for OBC status

 Protesters damage vehicles, police resorts to lathicharge during Patel agitation for OBC status

Violence rocked various parts of Ahmedabad after members of the Patel community launched an agitation seeking OBC status. Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: Policemen patrol on a street to nab people damaging vehicles after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.   PTI

Policemen were seen patrolling on a street to nab people damaging vehicles after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: Motorbikes damaged by people after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.   PTI

In the course of the violence, motorbikes were damaged by agitators after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

Ahmedabad: A bus damaged by people after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.   PTI

Protesters damaged this public transport bus after the arrest of Hardik Patel,in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

medabad: A police post set on fire by people after the arrest of Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.   PTI

Seen here is a police post set on fire by people after the arrest of Hardik Patel, who has been the face of the agitation in Ahmedabad. Image courtesy: PTI

TV Grab- Patidar community members run for cover after police lathi charge them during their Kranti Rally for reservation at GMDC Ground in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI Photo PTI

In this television screengrab, Patidar community members are seen running for cover after police lathicharged them at GMDC Ground in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

TV Grab- Hardik Patel, convener of 'Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti' being arrested by police during the "Kranti rally" (revolution march) organised by the Patel ( Patidar) community to press their demands for reservation, at GMDC Ground in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

This TV grab shows Hardik Patel being arrested by police during the "Kranti rally" at GMDC Ground in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: People stand in front of a damaged vehicle after violent clashes between Patel community and OBC members at Juna Wadaj locality in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

People stand in front of a damaged vehicle after violent clashes between Patel community and OBC members at Juna Wadaj locality in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: Police charge Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

Police lathicharged Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.  Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: Police lathicharge Patel community members after their agitation for reservation turned violent in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

Several instances of lathicharge were seen in Ahmedabad through Tuesday. Image courtesy: PTI

Ahmedabad: Police resort to lathicharge after violent clashes between Patel community and OBC members at Juna Wadaj locality in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. PTI

Police resorted to lathicharge in Juna Wadaj locality in Ahmedabad after violent clashes between Patel community and OBC members. Image courtesy: PTI

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Updated Date: Aug 26, 2015 10:24:26 IST