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Mumbai: 7 MNS workers held for vandalising Gujarati nameplate

Prime News, Nation, Mumbai, July 28:- Amidst the agitation in Karnataka intensifies over the use of Hindi in Namma Metro, in Mumbai seven Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have been detained by the Mumbai police for vandalising a jewellery store’s nameplate written in Gujarati, in Dadar.

Por-Kannada activists have been protesting the use of Hindi in Namma Metro demanding only Kannada and English to be used in signboards while the Centre insists using of Hindi citing three language policies.

In a similar incident in April, at least 10 MNS activists were arrested for allegedly creating ruckus in a Zara showroom of apparel at Lower Parel area in Mumbai to oppose the sale of ‘Pakistani brands’ of clothes.

Earlier in May also at least eleven MNS party workers were arrested after they protested in front of Inorbit Mall in Malad against the sale of garments made in Pakistan in the H&M store.

Enraged Sena workers had indulged in arson and set the Pakistani garments ablaze in front of the mall and shut down the H&M store, leaving customers panicked.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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