The Congress has condemned the Maharashtra government's decision to deny permission to an event supposed to be addressed by Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid in Mumbai on Thursday.
Maharashtra bandh: Prakash Ambedkar congratulates protesters for keeping their calm, tells Firstpost what's next
Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, calling off the Maharashtra bandh around 4.15 pm on Wednesday,told Firstpost: "Whatever was in my hand, I controlled it today. The bandh took place without any major losses. Now, the law and order is in the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and he can control the situation."
Sambhaji Bhide, Milind Ekbote: Meet the two men booked for Bhima Koregaon violence that killed one and crippled Maharashtra for two days
Sambhaji Bhide, also known as Bhide Guruji and a resident of Sangli was in national spotlight in 2008 when his followers ransacked movie halls protesting against the release of movie Jodha-Akbar.
Mayawati criticises BJP, RSS for Bhima Koregaon clashes, claims 'casteist forces' are behind violence
BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday targeted the BJP and RSS over the violence in Maharashtra claiming that it seemed "casteist forces" were behind the clashes.