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Sirsa clash: Authorities relax curfew till 6 pm today

chandigarh Updated: Nov 26, 2012 18:26 IST
Sat Singh

Finding the situation under control and peaceful after imposition of curfew for two days, district administration decided to give relaxation to the town from morning 6am to 6pm on Monday.

Though on Sunday night, administration announced to give relaxation for four hours on Monday morning only, but later, the relaxation was given for purchasing necessary items like food, milk, medicines or other important jobs.

At the same time, government transport begin working normally like other days, transport manager of Sirsa depot Ram Kumar said "Roadways buses would be allowed to run on roads by evening 6pm only and it would function as per further orders".

Imposition of curfew in the town gave a hard time to Sirsa roadways depot as suspension of buses for one day had translated a loss in tunes of lakhs for them. But at the same time, Sirsa railway station made profits by more than double of total day collection, as commuters had to ferry in trains for reaching their destinations.

However,seven units of paramilitary forces and Haryana police personnel remained stood on guard for keeping a vigil on the tense situation, which was triggered on Saturday evening.

The examination of Bachelor of Arts final year under Kurukshetra University was postponed after shutdown orders by district administration upto 28 November. The government offices, educational institutes, banks, offices of nigams, boards remained closed as per orders.