Koregaon News

Koregaon Bhima: Ramdas Athawale meets Dalit teen’s family, seeks ‘proper probe’ into her death

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Friday met the family members of Puja Sakat, a 19-year-old Dalit girl from Koregaon Bhima whose death had triggered a controversy.

What was the Battle of Koregaon?

The Battle of Koregaon was, in essence, a clash over territory between the British and the Maratha ruler, Peshwa Baji Rao II. However, it held much significance for the Dalits, who consider it a moment of their victory over Peshwa authority.