The massive Maharashtra Bandh called by the Dalits community has led to the cancellation of Jignesh Mevani and JNU student leader Umar Khalid’s event. As per the reports, today the police have cancelled the event of Jignesh Mevani and JNU student leader Umar Khalid. The Maharashtrian Police has refused permission for the All India Students Summit 2018. Also, the police have taken some students under preventive custody who decided to proceed the event anyway.

The police reported amid protest at the venue of the event which is going to mark the presence of the newly-elected Gujarat MLA and Dalits supporter Jignesh Mevani along with JNU student leader Umar Khalid. Thus, the police have cancelled the event to proceed further. Meanwhile, the Maharashtrian Police have also registered the FIR against Jignesh and Umar under the IPC section 153(a), 505 and 117 at the Vishrambaug police station in Pune for involving in circulation the statement with an intent to cause hurt. Also, the police have imposed IPC 149 to prevent unlawful assembly in Mumbai and detained several students. After the cancellation of the event, the venue has erupted mass disruption. As the several students come out on streets to protest massively against the police.

The All India Students Summit event of Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid scheduled at the Mithibai College in Mumbai for Thursday morning. And the organiser of the event claimed that despite taking prior permission, the police did not allow it to proceed. The police have refused to give permission to hold the event in Mumbai due to massive protest and Maharashtra Bandh led by Dalits community from Tuesday. As per the reports, the violence is in Maharashtra took place during the celebration of Bhima-Koregaon’s 200th anniversary. Later on, the complaints were filed against both Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid for provocative speeches at the event.

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