Maharashtra Bandh LIVE: Some traders body objects to MVA call for statewide bandh

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Security heightened at Mumbai ahead of shutdown

In view of the bandh, security arrangements have been heightened in the state’s capital city of Mumbai. The police on Sunday said that strict patrolling will be held to ensure no untoward incident takes place. Striking reserves will also be deployed at strategic points, with three companies of Maharashtra state reserve police force (SRPF), 500 Home Guards and 700 men from Local Arms units, news agencies reported quoting police.