Curfew imposed in MP towns

Curfew imposed in MP towns

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Curfew imposed in MP towns
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) Bhind and Morena towns in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday remained curfew bound amid a Bharat Bandh called by groups demanding a rollback of caste-based reservation, officials said.
The curfew decision was taken on Monday as a precaution after messages calling for a nation-wide shutdown on Tuesday went viral on social media.
Security forces have been deployed in the state to maintain peace.
District officials have also imposed probibitory orders in Bhopal until 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
Curfew in Bhind and Morena will continue until Tuesday evening, Inspector General of Police (Chambal) Santosh Singh told IANS.
Internet services were suspended in most parts of Gwalior and Chambal districts.
Morena, Bhind and Gwalior saw widespread violence during an earlier Bharat Bandh called by Dalit groups on April 2, leaving eight people dead and many injured.
--IANS
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