In Pictures: Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron

In Pictures Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron
Thousands of people belonging to the Maratha community from different parts of Maharashtra on Wednesday painted India's economic capital saffron as part of their campaign to press for reservation in jobs and education among other demands.
In Pictures Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron
People from large Maratha community are demanding reservation in jobs and education.
In Pictures Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron
This is the 58th march of the Maratha community, exactly a year after the first such protest held in Aurangabad. The march has been organised by the Sakal Maratha Samaj, an umbrella organisation of several Maratha groups.
In Pictures Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron
The silent protest is a peaceful way to press the demands for reservation in jobs and educational institutions and punishment for culprits in the Kopardi case, they said.
In Pictures Maratha reservation protest paints Mumbai saffron
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a bid to calm thousands of protesting Marathas said the matter of their reservation has been referred to backward classes commission for feasibility.