Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

Curfew relaxed in Mau

November 03, 2005 16:33 IST

Curfew was relaxed on Thursday for eight hours in trouble-torn Mau, which remained calm as authorities stepped up security in view ofEidon Friday.

With no reports of any untoward incident from anywhere in the district, curfew was relaxed from 0900 to 1700 hrs, official sources here said. District officials would review the situation later on Thursday evening to decide aboutrelaxing the curfew further to facilitate offering of special Eid prayers, sources said.

Arrangements have been made to distribute essential commodities to the people in the curfew-bound areas, sources said. Curfew was imposed in the town after communal clashes during Dussehra festival in which 12 people were killed and over 40 others injured.

More news: Uttar Pradesh

© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments


Copyright 2005 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.