The activists of the Maratha Kranti Morcha on Wednesday staged 'thiyya andolan' (sit-in) at Jalna and Latur districts of the Marathwada region demanding reservation for the community.
In Jalna, activists of MKS staged agitation this morning near Sambhaji Maharaj statue and appealed to the members of the community to join stir. While in Latur, MKS activists tried to proceed towards residence of state minister Sambhaji Patil-Nilangekar for their thiyya agitation this morning but they were stopped by police.
Later, they staged the agitation for some time. In a related development, a 17-year-old class X passed student Pradip Maskhe from Vadodbazar village in Phulambri taluka of in district, who belonged to Maratha community, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well on Tuesday for failing to get admission in class XI. (UNI)