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Maharashtra Bandh: Internet Services Suspended in 7 Pune Districts
To further press their demand for reservations in jobs and education in Maharashtra, an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups have called for a day-long state-wide shutdown. However, there will be no bandh or protests in Navi Mumbai and Thane.The bandh call has forced authorities to announce closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. Meanwhile, the state police have beefed up security across several districts, which includes deployment of six companies of Rapid Action Force (RAF), one company each of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) at sensitive locations.