Maharashtra government sets up commission in Bhima Koregaon violence case, will record Sharad Pawar’s statement
The Maharashtra government has set up a commission of inquiry into the Bhima Koregaon violence case. This commission will record the statement of Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar in the Koregaon violence case. Talking to news agency ANI, the commission’s lawyer Ashish Satpute said that the statement of the NCP chief will be recorded from August 2. A summon will be sent to Pawar for this soon.
Significantly, on Monday, Bhima Koregaon accused Stun Swamy died in a hospital in Mumbai. He was 84 years old. This incident happened on 2 January 2018 when a program was organized to mark 100 years of Bhima Koregaon struggle. One person was killed and several were injured, including 10 policemen, during this violent incident. The police had registered a total of 58 cases against 162 people in the case. Later on March 18, 2020, the Bhima Koregaon Commission asked Sharad Pawar to appear. The commission is trying to find out the reasons due to which this violent incident took place.