Pune: Maharashtra Bandh On Monday, Know Details Here

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Pune, 10th October 2021: The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA), the ruling coalition government comprising Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Congress, has called for a shutdown on Monday in Maharashtra to protest against the killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Dr Ravindra Shisve said that in the backdrop of the Maharashtra bandh call Pune police will deploy the maximum manpower at their disposal on the streets on Monday to prevent any untoward incident during the Maharashtra bandh, and patrolling will be intensified.

Around 3,000 police personnel including two additional commissioners of police, two deputy commissioners of police (DCPs), eight assistant commissioners of police (ACPs), 13 police inspectors, 76 assistant police inspectors, 87 police sub-inspectors will be deployed in the wake of the Maharashtra bandh.

Each police station area will be reviewed from time to time by the concerned police station in-charge along with senior police officers. Strict police security has been deployed everywhere to carry out the shutdown in a peaceful manner.

The bandh will come into force from Sunday midnight. Apart from emergency services, including hospitals, ambulance, medical stories and milk supply, everything else is expected to be closed in the state. The three parties have asked shopkeepers to keep their establishments closed of their volition.

According to officials from Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) and Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) officials said that buses will continue to ply.

Most autorickshaws will ply except 2-3 unions whose members will participate in the strike.