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Bhima Koregaon


Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit group demands action against Sambhaji Bhide

January 11, 2021 10:23 pm

One person was killed and several others left injured in the violence at Koregaon Bhima on January 1, 2018, when lakhs of Dalits, mainly from the Ambedkarite Mahar community, gathered at the Jaystambh in Perne village for the 200th commemoration of Battle of Koregaon Bhima.

Ajit Pawar talks about creating more facilities at ‘Jaystambh’

January 02, 2021 2:49 am

When contacted, Honorary Captain Balasaheb Jamadar, who belongs to the family claiming possession of "Jaystambh" land, said they have not yet received any communication from the state government in this regard.

Battle of Koregaon Bhima: Event to mark 203rd anniv held peacefully

January 02, 2021 3:51 am

Police said there was good response to the appeal made by the state government and Ambedkarite outfits that people should not visit “Jaystambh”

Bhima-Koregaon Battle anniversary: Subdued event at Jaystambh, state ministers pay respects

January 01, 2021 12:04 pm

As a precautionary measure, the Pune District Administration has barred Hindutva activist Milind Ekbote, some Elgaar Parishad organisers including Kabir Kala Manch (KKM) members, Dalit activists from the Koregaon Bhima area.

Security tightened at Jaystambh to prevent crowding for ‘symobolic’ programme today

December 31, 2020 11:42 pm

Every year on January 1, several Dalits, mainly from the Ambedkarite Mahar community, visit the Jaystambh war memorial that was erected by the British to commemorate the battle and in memory of its soldiers who fought against the Peshwas.

Denied December 31 nod, Elgaar Parishad organisers say will hold event on Jan 30

January 01, 2021 8:46 am

Justice (retd) Kolse Patil said, "We will now hold it on January 30, at the Ganesh Kala Krida Manch in Pune. And if not there, we will hold it on the streets. If not allowed to do that, we will fill the jails."

From Dec 30 to Jan 2, Ekbote, KKM members & Dalit activists among many barred from Pune district

December 30, 2020 12:20 am

The order issued this year states that there is possibility that actions of these persons, if they come to Jaystambh area, “may provoke sentiments of the Dalit community and lead to disturbance in law and order”.

Ambedkarite organisations echo dist admin appeal: Don't visit Jaystambh on Jan 1, pay respects from home

December 29, 2020 9:16 pm

Pune District Collector Rajesh Deshmukh and Pune Rural Superintendent of Police Abhinav Deshmukh also visited the premises of Jaystambh and reviewed various arrangements and security measures which will be in place around January 1.

Ceremony at Jaystambh: Prohibitory orders against misinformation on social media

December 28, 2020 11:37 am

Only those who are being issued passes by the Pune rural police would be allowed to physically visit the Jaystambh.

To prevent crowding at Jaystambh, Pune-Ahmednagar highway to remain closed on Jan 1

December 26, 2020 1:49 am

As per the orders, traffic would not be allowed on Pune-Ahmednagar highway from 5 pm on December 31 to 12 pm on January 1.


Bhima Koregaon violence: Dalit groups call off state-wide bandh, govt to probe incidents of violence

January 04, 2018 1:06 am

Daily life came to a halt after a state-wide bandh was called by Dalit groups on Wednesday in protest against the violent clashes between the Dalit and Maratha community, which broke out during the Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary on January 1.

Mumbai hit by violence after Bhima Koregaon event leads to clashes in Pune

January 03, 2018 10:54 am

Violence between the Dalit and Maratha communities was reported on Monday, after lakhs of Dalits gathered in the city to attend an event to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon.


Bhima Koregaon violence: A brief profile of the activists under house arrest for their alleged links to Maoists

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

As the Pune Sessions Court rejects the bail plea of Vernon Gonsalves, Arun Ferreira, and Sudha Bhardwaj in the Bhima Koregaon violence case, a look at the activists who were placed under house arrest for alleged links to Maoists.