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More than 90 social activists detained & 50 under house arrest across the state of Gujarat. Entire State Govt-the executive, administration, state police, reserve police force, home guards from across the state at Kevadia Colony #StatueOfUnity
Tribals and local businesses observe ‘Bandh’ in protest of Modi in Narmada district, Gujarat for land grabbing and no rehabilitation.
#StatueOfUnity for some, oppression for some.
Tribals were brutally beaten for protesting PM Modi's function of unveiling Sardar Patel's statue in Rajpipla, Narmada districts.
Opposition legislators in Gujarat Assembly are not invited from #StatueOfUnity unveiling 🤭
Entire tribal belt in Narmada district observed protests. Dediyapada, Rajpipla, Netrang, Jhaghadia Talukas around Kevadia Colony remained shut and some highways blocked by tribals.
Tribals of Dharampur town in Valsad district protested in front of Dharampur Police Stn as BJP workers were forcing locals to open shops that were shut in support of tribals' displacement and police was helping BJP. Tribals shaved off heads demanding release of detained people.
Former BJP CM Gujarat Suresh Mehta too came in support of displaced tribals. Mehta & Dediyapada MLA Mahesh Vasava of Bhartiya Tribal Party reached Rajpipla Police HQ in support of detained tribal activists and demanded their release. 100 tribal activists are detained at Rajpipla
A young man named Vijay Kadia remained standing in front of Sardar Patel statue all day today in CM Vijay Rupani's hometown Rajkot with a handwritten sign saying:"Not protesting Sardar statue but protesting tribal land grabbed for statue and their displacement. Demanding justice"
Tribals protested against Modi waving black flags in Rajpipla, Narmada district. Protesters were detained while attempting to burn a Modi effigy chanting anti Modi slogans.
This is the protest by tribals & farmers at Kevadia Colony while Modi unveiled #StatueOfUnity It was camouflaged by authorities under the pretext of security as only 5000 vetted people were allowed at ceremony. Displaced tribals had threatened protest if PM beforehand.
24 hours after Modi saying #StatueOfUnity will provide opportunity of employment to local tribals, contractors at the site laid off 200 local labourers now that the work is over and is officially unveiled. Police were called as stunned tribals protested this job loss.
Jumla again
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