Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar claimed that some people intended to take political advantage by inciting a riot on the occasion of 202nd anniversary of the struggle of Koregaon Bhima but the new government foiled his intentions. Lakhs of people paid tributes at the Jayastambha on Wednesday at Pernay village in Maharashtra’s Pune district on the occasion of the anniversary of the historic clash between tight security.
Dalits consider this monument a symbol of their pride.
Dalits consider this monument a symbol of their pride. The government has changed in Maharashtra and some people wanted to politicize the issue by inciting a riot, but this time we together with the state government thwarted their intentions. Refusing to give further details on this, Ambedkar said that he will speak later on this subject.