Shiv Sena protests against erratic power supply in Thane

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Thane (Maharashtra), July 1 (ANI): Shiv Sena party workers ransacked a power station in Thane in a violent protest against power tariff hike and growing power shortage on Tuesday.

The protestors also raised slogans against what they termed as a 'steep rise' in the tariffs and also set a car on fire to vent their anger against erratic power supply in the region.

Shiv Sena supporters, including women, tried to scale the police barricade, leading to altercation.

Last week at least 35 people were injured during clashes between police and protesters when Shiv Sainik workers protested against power tariff hike in Mumbai.

Shiv Sena party has been holding violent demonstrations on various issues ranging from Valentine's Day to migrants living in the state.(ANI)

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