Holding banners like “Pune Stands With Kashmir,” “Kashmir Can’t Be Abused In The Name Of Development,” “Serving Peace At Gun Point,” “We Want Real Democracy” and shouting slogans of “Azadi,” the group appealed to residents to support their cause.
Dhawale and Gadling had earlier filed affidavits before the Commission of Inquiry, which is looking into the sequence of events that led to the violence in Koregaon Bhima on January 1 last year, in which one person died and several others were injured.
Bhanupratap Barge, who retired on July 31, was among the police officers who submitted affidavits before the tribunal constituted by the government to adjudicate ban on Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), a terror outfit first banned in 2001.
Hailing from Murbad in Thane district, Chandane deposed before the commission, which is conducting an inquiry into the violence that occurred in Koregaon Bhima area in Pune district on January 1, 2018, in which one person was killed and several others were left injured.
Muralidharan was arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), along with his alleged courier Ismail Hamza (29), from Talegaon Dabhade area in Pune rural on May 8, 2015, for their “links with the banned CPI-Maoist”.
Clad in ‘commando uniforms’ and comprising 33 women cops, named as ‘Damini Marshals’, the squad has turned out to be an effective force in helping girls and women in distress on streets and other public places.
Shelar was a resident of Kasewadi slum in Bhawani Peth area of Pune, before he went missing in November 2010, according to a ‘missing person report’ lodged by his family in January 2011 with the Khadak police station.
Modi is currently lodged at Wandsworth prison in south-west London in United Kingdon since his arrest on March 19 this year by the Scotland Yard police in connection with the nearly USD 2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case.
A lawyer, Sanjiv Punalekar, has been accused of advising Sharad Kalaskar, one of the two alleged shooters of Dabholkar, on how to dismantle the firearm used in the murder. Kalaskar is also an accused in the 2017 murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh.
As many as 17 people were killed and 56 were injured in a bomb blast at the German Bakery in Koregaon Park area of Pune on February 13, 2010. Yasin Bhatkal alias Mohammed Ahmad Mohammed Jarar Siddibappa alias Shivananad is a prime accused in the terror case.
Professor Patel, who is now a national fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS) in Shimla, told The Indian Express in an emailed response, “Documents on the website, under the project titled ‘Archives and Document Programme’, had been uploaded for academic and educational purposes.”