Bhim Military chief Chandrashekhar Azad and several other different folks have been detained immediately on the Bhopal airport, a day forward of a protest in Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal demanding reservation for Different Backward Lessons.
The protesters are demanding a 27% reservation for OBCs. They’ve additionally hinted at a 3rd political entrance comprising Different Backward Castes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes forward of the 2023 Madhya Pradesh meeting elections.
He mentioned the Bhim Military and tribal outfit Jai Yuva Adivasi Shakti have been allies of their wrestle for OBC quota.
Police mentioned that heavy safety has been deployed in any respect entry factors of Bhopal.
Mr Azad was detained by the police on the Bhopal airport together with a number of different folks Bhopal police commissioner Makarand Deouskar mentioned. Cops additionally mentioned that the precise variety of detainees would solely be recognized later.
Mr Deouskar mentioned that 80-90 folks have been taken into custody however have been launched later.
“We now have stopped round 1500 protesters and despatched them again. We suspect they have been going to assemble at Roshanpura sq. from the place they have been going to move for the Chief Minister’s home,” the commissioner mentioned.
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Supporting the stir, Former CM Kamal Nath mentioned that the motion by police was unjustified because the OBC physique had introduced the protest effectively prematurely.
Hitting again, State City Improvement Minister Bhupendra Singh mentioned some folks have been taking part in politics within the identify of OBC quota, including that the state was attempting laborious to make sure they get 27% reservation within the panchayat polls.