According to an official, three people were held by Marine Drive police in this relation.
Mushrif is a member of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), led by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.
Two Maratha quota campaigners armed with wooden sticks assaulted the minister’s SUV (sports utility vehicle) parked outside the Akashwani MLA hostel in south Mumbai at approximately 7.30 a.m. According to the official, the vehicle’s glass panes were damaged.
The agitators were shouting, “Ek Maratha, lakh Maratha,” he recalled.
Three people were arrested as police went to the scene. During the investigation, it was discovered that these individuals were from the Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district, according to the official.
He stated that the damaged car was transferred to the Marine Drive police station for further investigation into the event.
On October 26, two automobiles belonging to lawyer Gunaratna Sadavarte, a vocal opponent of Maratha reservation, were vandalized in Mumbai’s Parel neighborhood. According to authorities, three guys were later detained for causing damage to the automobiles.
Following violent occurrences in several areas of the state in response to the demand for Maratha reservation, the Mumbai police have increased protection around cabinet ministers, other political heavyweights, political party headquarters, and prominent landmarks in the city.