Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition

Updated: Jul 22, 2016, 15:49 IST
  • Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition
    Ambedkarite groups and political parties at a protest rally in front of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai on Tuesday, against the demolition of the Ambedkar Bhavan. All pics/Shadab Khan
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    JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar during a protest rally in front of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai
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    Ambedkarites holding a protest march from Rani Baug to Azad Maidan against demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan at Dadar, in Mumbai on Tuesday.
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  • Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition
    The Ambedkar Bhavan in Dadar, which also housed the Buddha Bhushan printing press started by the Dalit icon, was demolished late last month by Peoples Improvement Trust (PIT).
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  • Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition
    The trust, founded by Ambedkar, owns and manages the affairs of Ambedkar Bhavan. PIT said the structure, which was associated with Ambedkar's movement for social reforms, was in a "dilapidated" state and it was razed after receiving a notice from the BMC, the local civic body.
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    The protest began in the afternoon from Rani Bagh, Byculla (east) culminated at Azad Maidan. Police officials are stationed everywhere, trying to divert the traffic to and from Azad Maidan.
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  • Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition
    The protest began in the afternoon from Rani Bagh, Byculla (east) culminated at Azad Maidan. Police officials are stationed everywhere, trying to divert the traffic to and from Azad Maidan.
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  • Photos: Protesters block roads during protests against Ambedkar Bhavan demolition
    Traffic came to a standstill during those few hours
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Thousands of protesters gathered at CST, Mumbai to protest against the demolition of Ambedkar Bhavan in Dadar. Thr protests disturbed daily routine bringing traffic to a halt. These pictures tell the story

 

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