Guwahati: An indefinite curfew has been clamped in certain areas of Silchar on Monday after a violent incident of stone-pelting between two groups on Sunday evening.
In an official communiqué the Cachar district administration said that that apprehending the breach of peace and tranquility, the district administration has decided to promulgate a curfew till further orders.
The order specified that the curfew would be imposed in the areas under the Malugram police outpost of Silchar, prohibiting the movement of individuals with immediate effect,” the official added.
On Sunday, two groups of people involved in a scuffle and stone pelting situation at the Ghaniwala area.
“As tension prevails and there is a likelihood of breach of peace and public tranquillity, the district administration has clamped curfew in the areas falling under Malugram police outpost,” the release stated. However, the order exempts magistrates on duty, police, military and paramilitary forces, health functionaries, including doctors and paramedics