Jat quota row: Curfew lifted from Hissar, Hansi as Haryana limps back to normalcy

Hissar: Curfew was on Monday lifted from Hissar and Hansi towns of the district in Jat stir-hit Haryana even as road and rail traffic from here to various destinations remained suspended.

An official spokesman said that curfew has been lifted in view of the improvement in the situation. Security personnel will keep a vigil till restoration of normalcy, he said.

The Jat agitation. File photo. PTI

The Jat agitation. File photo. PTI

Road traffic on national and state highways from Hissar to various destinations, including Delhi, Chandigarh, Sirsa, Siwani and Bhiwani, however, remained suspended.

Railway services from Hissar to places, including Delhi, Ludhiana, Bhiwani and Sadulpur were also not operational.

A spokesman of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti Ram Bhagat Malik said that they would hold a meeting later on Monday afternoon and then decide on the future course of action, including lifting of blockades by their supporters.


Published Date: Feb 22, 2016 13:29 PM | Updated Date: Feb 22, 2016 13:29 PM

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