Police patrol in Mumbai

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Greater than 100 protesters have been arrested

1000’s of protesters from India’s low-caste Dalit neighborhood have disrupted key transport companies within the nation’s monetary capital, Mumbai.

A number of native trains have been delayed or cancelled, buses have been broken and faculties are shut.

Related disruptions have additionally been reported from different components of the western state of Maharashtra.

Dalit teams are protesting towards violence involving right-wing Hindu teams in Pune metropolis on Monday.

One man was killed within the clashes as Dalits marked the 200th anniversary of a battle they gained, combating alongside British colonial forces, towards an higher caste ruler.

Greater than 100 protesters have been arrested since then. The state authorities have appealed for peace.

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There’s heavy police presence in Mumbai and close by cities

Devendra Fadnavis, the state’s chief minister, has ordered a judicial inquiry into the clashes in Pune.

Many home airways have waived cancellation fees on flights to and from Mumbai in addition to different neighbouring cities.

Town additionally witnessed violence on Tuesday as protesters pelted stones at trains and clashed with safety forces in a number of areas.