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Curfew relaxed in Sualkuchi

Normalcy prevails in Sualkuchi where curfew was relaxed for ten hours on Monday. The district administration relaxed curfew from 5 in the morning. Army was withdrawn from the silk village on Sunday night when no untoward incident was reported.

Police have so far arrested five persons in connection with the violence that broke out in the silk village during a weavers’ protest against procurement of Varanasi silk products and their alleged sale by some local traders as Assam silk products at Sualkuchi.

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