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20 Jan 2019 | 11:43 AM UTC

India: Demonstration to be held in Mumbai January 22

India News Alert

Demonstration to be held in Mumbai on January 22; anticipate transportation disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/22/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION Mumbai

Event

The Samast Brahmin Samaj civil society group has called for a demonstration to be held in Mumbai on Tuesday, January 22. According to the group, the demonstration is being organized to demand increased job quotas for members of the Brahmin community. Demonstrators are expected to gather near the Azad Maidan sports ground. A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be anticipated near the demonstration.  

Advice

Individuals in Mumbai are advised to avoid all public demonstrations due to the risk of violence, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, and anticipate transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence in the event of protests.

 

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