Monday, July 6, 2020
Home India All you need to know about Silent March or "Maratha Kranti Muk...

All you need to know about Silent March or “Maratha Kranti Muk Morcha” in Maharashtra

For more than 40 days, the Martha protest is on without violence, without raising slogans and are all set to go on for the next two months

Sept 22, 2016: The term Maratha means  a group of warriors and in Maharashtra, there is a new form of silent protest known as “Maratha Kranti Muk Morcha,” has been taking place in several areas since past one month. The protest is regarding the rape and murder of a girl at Kopardi in Ahmednagar district two months ago.

The silent marches of Maratha community began with a modest and peaceful rally in Aurangabad, even though the political and social classes are quite taken aback by the huge protest.

Many are considering it as a simmering calm before a political storm. For more than 40 days, the Martha protest is on without violence, without raising slogans and are all set to go on for the next two months as well.

Follow NewsGram on Twitter

  • The Maratha Kranti Muk Morcha or revolutionary silent march started with, the gang rape and murder of a 15-year-old Maratha minor girl by Dalit youths in Kopardi (Ahmednagar) on July 13.
  • According to the Marathas, whenever such crimes by Dalits are reported, they are threatened with Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
  • This agitation is about changing the law and the demand for a stern punishment for the accused in the rape case.
  • Apart from these, the reservation for SC/ STs and OBCs is hampering the job and educational prospects

Follow NewsGram on Facebook

  • The protest is soon expected to turn into a record-breaking protest by aiming to reach Mumbai, where it is expected to draw a huge crowd of Marathas.
  • The Mumbai march will likely be taking place in October or in November and it will be the last in the series of protests. Lakhs of people are participating and are expected to be participating in the coming days.
  • The way this agitation is moving and is heading towards Mumbai; it will likely pull a crowd which will be enough to break all national records.
  • A bigger march is likely to be expected in Nagpur, later in December, this year, where the winter session of the legislature will be held.

– by Pinaz Kazi of NewsGram. Twitter: @PinazKazi

STAY CONNECTED

18,996FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,780FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Infant Sleep issues Linked To Mental Health Problems in Adults

Researchers have found that sleeping problems in early childhood may be linked to the development of certain mental health disorders in adolescence. The study, published...

10,000 Bed Sardar Patel Covid-19 Centre To set up at Delhi

The 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid-19 Care Centre and Hospital, inaugurated here on Sunday by Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, which will serve as a major...

UP Government to Set World Record in Tree Plantation Drive

The Yogi Adityanath government is all set to set a new world record by planting 25 crore trees on Sunday in a massive plantation...

Queer Representation in Bollywood

Soon, Akshay Kumar will be seen essaying the role of a transgender in "Laxmmi Bomb". Sonam Kapoor has explored the complexities of being a...

WHO Stops Hydroxychloroquine, HIV drugs in Covid-19 trials

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that it was discontinuing its trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and combination HIV drug lopinavir/ritonavir...

Coronavirus Cases Sets Record Daily Jump : WHO

The world saw a record 24-hour increase in the number of coronavirus cases Saturday — 212,326, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported. The United States,...

India Confident of Covid Vaccine, Trial Stage Marks ‘Beginning of the End’

As India races to bring a vaccine for Covid-19 by mid August, the government on Sunday said that it is entering the human trial...

Malaika Arora Shares Home Remedy to Boost Immunity

Dancing diva Malaika Arora has shared a "make in India" home remedy to boost immunity. Some people have started stepping out for work, but relaxed...

Recent Comments