ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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MAHARASHTRA- Shiv Sena Enters Rural Politics- Campaign against Dalits in Marathwada Villages

MAHARASHTRA Shiv Sena Enters Rural Politics Campaign against Dalits in Marathwada Villages S L and W S WITHIN a few weeks of winning the Bombay municipal elections, in 1985, the Shiv Sena had put up posters all over the state announcing, ''.., and now the race of Maharashtra.'' The city-based party has since then put up branches in villages throughout Maharashtra; it is said that there are more than 800 in Marathwada alone. The party's signboard with its tiger's head has become ubiquitous.

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