Dalit and tribal organizations have announced the closure of the country today in protest against the recent ruling of the Supreme Court that came under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Torture Prevention Act (SAC / ST Act). Dalit organizations are performing in the country against changes in the SC / ST Act. Trains have been stopped in many places. Apart from this, incidents of skirmishes have also emerged in some cities. There were several changes in the SC / ST Act on the order of the Supreme Court. However, the government has now filed a reconsideration petition on this matter. A person has died in protests in Morena. Curfew has been imposed after the violence has taken place. High violence in the city of Morena in Madhya Pradesh during the India bandh against the Supreme Court verdict. Here the situation became uncontrollable due to fierce firing by protesters of protesters. In Muraina, the protesters started the stone pelting on the bus stand, Barrier intersection. During this time, several vehicles were also subversive.
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4:52 pm IST– Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Dalit community leaders to maintain peace and order during their protests. In Punjab, 32 percent of the population is of Dalits, which is the highest in any state of the country. The state government has said that he is fully committed to the welfare of Dalits.
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4:50 pm IST- Congress spokesman Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the judgment of the Supreme Court on the SC / ST Act should definitely be included in the review petition. Why should not the government stand in front of the Supreme Court, it should be investigated.
4:35 pm IST- Curfew has also been imposed in Muraina. Tulsi vegetables have been dropped in Dewas. In many places, shopkeepers refused to accept the demands of the exhibitors, the news of the clash came to light.
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4:30 om IST- On violence against India, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has appealed to people not to spoil the law system. He said that if anybody has any problems then brought to the notice of the government.
3:00 pm IST– A person has died during protests in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior. As the protests turned violent, authorities have imposed curfew in Gwalior and Morena districts of Madhya Pradesh. Two persons have been killed so far in the state.
2:45 pm IST– SC declines urgent hearing on SC/ST ruling, says there’s is no urgency. Even as the massive protests are being held in several parts of the country, the Supreme Court on Monday declined urgent hearing on its recent verdict on the SC/ST Act.
2:20 pm IST– In Gwalior, 19 people have been injured, in which the condition of 2 is serious. Internet services have been stopped in Gwalior for up to 6 a.m. tomorrow.
2:08 pm IST- Delhi Police spokesman Dipendra Pathak said that Delhi Police is completely alert. We have deployed a large number of police in many places. We will do whatever is possible to follow the law.
2:04 pm IST– One can understand if people protest, but why is opposition playing politics? Parties like Congress who did not give Bharat Ratna to BR Ambedkar are now acting like his followers,” says Union Minister Ramvilas Paswan.
02:03 pm IST- We have filed the review petition in Supreme Court. I appeal to all political parties & groups to maintain peace and not incite violence,” says Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
02:01 pm IST– A person has died in protests in Morena. Curfew has been imposed after the violence has taken place. High violence in the city of Muraina in Madhya Pradesh during the India bandh against the Supreme Court verdict. Here the situation became uncontrollable due to fierce firing by protesters of protesters. In Muraina, the supporters stopped the stone pelting on the bus stand, Barrier intersection. During this time, several vehicles were also subversive.