Organisers of the rally have asked participants to gather at the riverside road in Deccan on Sunday morning.The rally will then proceed onto Jangli Maharaj Road and move to the Sambhaji statue near Khanduji Baba Chowk. After offering garlands to the statue, it will move towards Laxmi Road via Sambhaji Bridge. From there, the people will come out onto Nehru Road and enter Camp through Quarter Gate.Going over Nehru Memorial Hall and the Blue Nile Hotel, the walkers will finish their protest at Council Hall. Taking note of this route, traffic police will block vehicular access. “We will keep certain roads open in case of emergency. Otherwise, even services of Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) will have to be suspended till afternoon. Roads will be cleared for traffic as soon as the rally moves ahead,“ added Munde.
The rally is primarily in protest of the brutal Kopardi gang rape and murder of a minor in July this year; members of the community are also pressing for demands including reservation and an amendment to the Atrocities Act.
Source : Mirror