Published On: Sun, Feb 21st, 2016

Jat quota stir: More Haryana towns brought under curfew

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As violence spread to more areas in Haryana over the Jat quota agitation, curfew was clamped in Jind, Hisar and Hansi districts.

The authorities clamped curfew in Jind in view of some violent incidents that included setting afire three Haryana Roadways buses int he district by agitating Jats.

Army, paramilitary and police conducted a flag march in Jind, where incidents of violence were reported from various places including Julana, Uchana and Pilukhera.

Curfew has been imposed from 8 PM to 6 AM in Hisar and Hansi as a precautionary measure.

Earlier today, the Sonipat district administration had clamped curfew in the city and Gohana town of the district.

Curfew has now been imposed in at least eight towns in Haryana in the wake of incidents of violence during agitation.

Curfew had already been clamped in Rohtak, Bhiwani and Jhajjar towns.

Road transport and rail services have been badly hit because of the protest as buses remained off the road while protesters were squatting on rail tracks at multiple points.

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