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AMAGARH FORT NEWS

After Amagarh Meenas, Udaipur Bhils: assertion of tribal identity

August 12, 2021 10:08 am

Days after tribal groups and Hindu outfits targeted each other over the hoisting of a saffron flag and alleged desecration of idols at a pre-Rajput Meena fort outside Jaipur, a dispute has erupted in Udaipur, where a flag was raised on a statue of Rana Punja Bhil.

After Amagarh dispute, row over flag put up on Bhil hero’s statue in Udaipur

August 11, 2021 7:11 am

Police have registered an FIR after the flag was found on the statue of Rana Punja Bhil, who was an associate of Maharana Pratap.

BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena dodges police, hoists flag at Amagarh fort

August 02, 2021 1:07 pm

While Meena claimed to have dodged police to hoist the flag, the Jaipur Police said the flag was hoisted away from the disputed site, on the rampart on the outer areas of the fort.

Jaipur’s Amagarh Fort: history, and factors leading to current conflict

July 31, 2021 8:17 am

Members of the Meena community say the Amagarh Fort was built by a Meena ruler predating Rajput rule in Jaipur, and has been their holy site for centuries.