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After hoisting the flag on the occasion of Republic Day at Dhule Collectorate today, the citizens of Mill area came to Dhule Collectorate and shouted slogans and tried to set themselves on fire by pouring themselves diesel on themselves. At that time, police stationed outside the collector’s office arrested the protesters and attempted to snatch the diesel bottles from them.
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A few protesters outside the office attempted to set themselves on fire by pouring flammable liquid on themselves and were immediately arrested by the police. A great catastrophe was thus avoided. All protesters were arrested by Dhule town police.