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Vegetable seller in Maharashtra beaten up over 'achche din' remark

A vegetable seller in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra was assaulted, allegedly for ridiculing the ‘achche din’ (better days) slogan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said on Tuesday.

“The vegetable seller, Shivaji Narayankar, was shouting: ‘achche din aye hai’ (better days have come). Potatoes slumped to Rs 10 per kg,” a police official told PTI.

“This angered a youth, Kashinath Deshmukh, who assaulted the vegetable seller with stones. The victim suffered two stitches on head,” police said, adding that the incident occurred on Monday.

A case under section 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of IPC has been registered at the Anand Nagar police station, the official added.

Source: HindustanTimes