200,000 protesters grind India’s financial capital to halt

Holding aloft saffron flags, an estimated 200,000 Maratha community members on Wednesday filled the city's streets as they took their battle for reservation in government jobs and education to the Maharashtra capital, throwing traffic haywire and putting the overburdened suburban railway under severe strain

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08:29 August 10, 2017
People participates in a Maratha community protest march in Mumbai demanding reservation and death penalty for the culprits of the Kopardi gangrape-murder in Mumbai
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