The Samadhi is located in a village called Wadhu located near Bhima Koregaon, where tensions sparked after communities clashed on January 1. Also read Netas play on caste lines over Bhima Koregaon violenceHowever, some right-wing groups in Pune had expressed opposition to celebration of the British victory. Earlier, police registered cases against Ekbote and Bhide for allegedly inciting the violence at Bhima Koregaon. Earlier in the day, Dalit activist and newly elected MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani and others visited the memorial at Bhima Koregaon. According to police, while the people in groups were gathering at Bhima Koregaon, a small group from another community carried out a rally in a nearby village.
Source: dna January 03, 2018 03:33 UTC