Various protesters of the BJP and other organizations were arrested near Khanjar galli and Mahadwar road and also near CBT for violating prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Cr.PC, effective in 500 mtrs radius of the controversial grave at Khanjar galli and Sambhaji garden on Mahadwar Road from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. of Wednesday are effective.
The BJP MP Suresh C. Angadi had planned to lead 500 women and other Hindutva workers to stage protest at the site of an alleged fake grave at Khanjar galli on Wednesday morning.
There is a huge police presence near Khanjar galli and adjoining sensitive areas.
Many of the shops near Khanjar Galli are shut since morning.
The city since past two days is reeling under communal tension over the alleged grave at Khanjar Galli. Political intervention in the issue has put the police on high alert to maintain law and order.
A lot of rumors are making a round on social media about stone pelting etc but public at large has been told not to heed to such false rumors.