Maharashtra: Trupti Desai, Bhumata Brigade members detained on their way to Trimbakeshwar temple

The police said that around 100 women activists have been detained and will be released after due procedure.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: March 7, 2016 7:01 pm
Activist Trupti Desai after she was detained. Activist Trupti Desai after she was detained.

Members of Bhumata Brigade led by activist Trupti Desai were detained by the police on their way to Trimbakeshwar temple in Nandur Shingote, Maharashtra on Monday.

The police said that around 100 women activists have been detained and will be released after due procedure. The action has been taken keeping the law and order situation in mind.

Desai lashed out at the police and government after she was detained by the police. “Where is the Chief Minister now. Is this what ‘achhe din’ meant,” she said.

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She said that the women were marching towards the temple in a peaceful manner and there was no reason to detain them. Meanwhile, locals also opposed the entry activisits.

Desai and others were demanding an entry inside the temple on Mahashivratri.

With agency inputs

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