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Walking to Pandharpur: On the trail of Maharashtra's 21-day, 250 km wari for Lord Vithoba
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Walking to Pandharpur: On the trail of Maharashtra's 21-day, 250 km wari for Lord Vithoba

An annual event in the Marathi calendar, the wari is a pilgrimage undertaken by devotees of Lord Vithoba, to his temple in Pandharpur. Palanquins (palkhis) venerating Sant Dnyaneshwar and Tukaram are carried from Alandi and Dehu by the warkaris, who cover 250 km by foot, over a 21-day journey

20 members of Maratha Kranti Morcha detained ahead of CM Devendra Fadnavis' visit to Pune; group had planned protest
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20 members of Maratha Kranti Morcha detained ahead of CM Devendra Fadnavis' visit to Pune; group had planned protest

At least 20 members of the Maratha Kranti Morcha were detained on Monday while they were planning to stage a protest at the venue of an event to be attended by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in Pune

Devendra Fadnavis cancels visit to Pandharpur temple over Maratha community protests, says 'fears for lives of devotees'
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Devendra Fadnavis cancels visit to Pandharpur temple over Maratha community protests, says 'fears for lives of devotees'

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday skipped the annual puja at the Lord Vitthal Temple in Pandharpur town due to protest threats by Marathas seeking reservation for the community in government jobs and instead performed rituals at his home in Mumbai.