One Year Of Maratha Morchas: Lakhs To Join Last Silent March Today

Lakhs turned out as the Maratha Kranti Morcha brought Pune to a grinding halt on Sunday. Express Photo By Pavan Khengre,25.09.16,Pune.

Mumbai: Maratha society is going to take out a huge rally in Mumbai on Wednesday to shake the government for 16 percent reservations in government jobs and education. This front will be a silent morcha, so there will be no sloganeering and speeches in it. Nor will there be a banner of any political party in this front. Morcha will be purely social and pending demands of society will be raised through it. All political parties have given their support to the front. Due to this rally, the pace of Mumbai-rushing from today morning will end.

Since Tuesday, people from all over the state have started coming to Mumbai to join the Maratha Morcha. People from every part of Maharashtra are coming to Mumbai. A large number of vehicles carrying saffron flags appeared on the roads coming towards Mumbai. On the Mumbai-Pune and Mumbai-Nashik Highways, traffic coming towards Mumbai has seen more trains than daily than Tuesday morning. Apart from this, people coming to Mumbai are also coming in large number of buses and trains coming to Mumbai. It is reported that the people of Maratha community settled in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and other states are also reaching Mumbai to join the fray.

1- The JJ flyover starts from Dadar firefighting chowk, until traffic is completely closed.
2- The traffic will remain completely closed from the Metro Chowk on the way to the Mumbai Municipal Corporation.
3- The traffic will remain completely closed on the way from the JJ flight bridge to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus.
4- Even traffic on the Hazarimal Somani road will remain closed completely.
5- The traffic to Karnak bridge from Karnak Bandar Chowk will also be completely closed.
The road going from 6 Bhatia Bagh to Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Chowk will be closed.

Maratha society started this kind of silent fight from Aurangabad on August 9 last year. After that, people of Maratha society in the state have removed 57 out of the so far. After tying the aggregate Maratha society into a thread through these fronts, 58th Front Capital is being taken out to woo the government in Mumbai.

The Maratha Morcha will be started from Jijamata Udyaan in Byculla and the Jazz flyover will reach the Azad Maidan. The way the preparations have been planned and the situation in the state is seen, organizers claim that at least 20 lakh people can participate in this front. The possibility of such a large number of people have left the citizens of Mumbai and the police administration to sleep. The Sara administration has been sweating sweating for the last two days without any disturbance.

Large number of police force

A large number of police forces have been deployed throughout the city to prevent any unpleasant and unpredictable incident during the march. The intelligence agencies of the police are keeping an eye on the moment. There is additional security in sensitive areas. The assembly session is going on in Mumbai, Ganapati festival and Independence Day celebrations are also on the head. Police and intelligence squads have been asked to be alert for every moment due to the fear of intense attack on Mumbai from above.

Main demands of Marathas
1- Reservations in jobs and education
2- Prevention of Atrocity Law
3- Stop farmer suicides by waiving agricultural loans
4- More support price for agricultural produce
5- The convicts of the Kopardi rape conviction should be hanged.

Do not come today, if not necessarily Mumbai

Due to the Maratha Morcha, there has been a major change in the city’s traffic today. Therefore, vehicles coming to Mumbai may have to use alternate routes and may have to face difficulty in dense traffic. In such a situation, the administration has advised the Mumbaiites that if there is no urgent work, then avoid coming to Mumbai on Wednesday. Offices located in South Mumbai have advised their employees that they should leave the office for a short time from normal days and use the public transport service local train instead of using their own vehicles.