The people of Pachawad in Satara district staged a “rasta roko” on Tuesday on the express highway in protest against local anti-social elements, particularly youth who assaulted Namdev Gaikwad, chief of the Tanta-Mukti Samilti (end of dispute committee) in the village. Earlier, on behalf of the samiti, the chief Gaikwad had intervened in some complaints against youths who were allegedly teasing girls. — Correspondent

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