Bharatiya Janata Party leaders and workers have defied restrictions imposed under section 144 in Nagpur. A morcha which was planned earlier and information to the authorities concerned was also given.
Restrictions under Section 144, preventing gathering of five or more persons was evoked on Sunday, in view of violence that erupted in Amravati, Malegaon, Nanded and Bhiwandi. As a preventive measure Section 144 was imposed in Nagpur.
The morcha from Yeshvant Stadium was led by former minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule. Sitting and former legislators, party leaders, Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha members, women’s wing leaders participated in the morcha.
The leaders have demanded supply of food grains through PDF to Safron Card holders. So far police has not taken any action against the morchaites.