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PHOTOS: Raj Thackeray's 'rasta roko' brings Mumbai to a halt

February 12, 2014 17:34 IST

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Rediff.com brings you dramatic scenes of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's anti-toll agitation from in and around Mumbai.

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray anti-toll agitation brought Mumbai to standstill, almost.

MNS activists, including those from the women’s wing, stormed highways in and around Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Aurangabad inconveniencing officer-goers during the morning peak hours.     

Thackeray was detained in the morning at Chembur when he was proceeding to the Vashi toll plaza in Navi Mumbai and was later released. He asked his workers to protest peacefully, but in vain.

MNS workers went on a rampage across Maharashtra damaging buses, forcibly shutting shops and inflating tyres of vehicles.

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Image: An activist from the women's wing of the MNS protests in front of a BEST bus in Dadar, Mumbai
Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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Hundreds of office-goers are caught in a traffic jam near the Dahisar toll naka on Wednesday, as MNS activists stormed roads on the outskirts of Mumbai.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi
Tags: MNS , Mumbai

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MNS chief Raj Thackeray sits in a police van after he was detained in Chembur, Mumbai while heading to the toll booth in Vashi.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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Police officers man the road near a toll plaza in Mumbai to avoid any untoward incidents in wake of MNS's stir.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi
Tags: MNS , Mumbai

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Bumper-to-bumper traffic is seen near the Dahisar toll naka near Mumbai during the morning peak hours.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi
Tags: Mumbai

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Mumbai traffic police along with constables push a truck after its tyre was deflated by MNS activists in Dadar, Mumbai.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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A shopkeeper downs shutters in Dadar, Mumbai. MNS activists went on a rampage and damaged several shops after Thackeray was detained.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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An MNS worker argues with a police official during an agitation against toll collection in Dadar, Mumbai.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi

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MNS workers participate in a demonstration in Dadar, Mumbai. Sporting tee-shirts with a message 'Bandh kar toll ka vajavu tumacha dhol' (Stop the toll or should we beat you up?), they were shouting slogans against the government.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi
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An MNS worker is detained by the police during the protest near a toll naka in Vashi.

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Photographs: Sahil Salvi
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