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Nuh violence: Curfew lifted for 4 hours, Banks, ATMs to reopen on trial basis from today

The authorities are trying hard to bring normalcy in Nuh as tension gripped the Haryana district after the communal clash on July 31. No fresh violent incident was reported in the last 2-3 days.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Nuh (Haryana) Published on: August 07, 2023 9:01 IST
Relaxation in curfew for four hours
Image Source : REPRESENTATIONAL PIC/PTI Relaxation in curfew for four hours

Nuh violence: The curfew, currently in place in violence-hit Nuh, Haryana was lifted for the movement of the public from 9 am to 1 pm (4 hours only) today (August 7). However, police vigil is continuing in the district. The barricading and intense checking continued by the Haryana police. 

Banks, ATMs to reopen on trial basis from today

Authorities said the banks and ATMs will be opened on a trial basis in Nuh on Monday, a week after clashes broke out in the district over stone pelting on Vishva Hindu Parishad's religious procession.

Financial institutions in Nuh, Tauru, Punhana, Ferozepur Jhirka, Pingawan and municipal corporation areas will open for a short window on Monday, the official said.

According to an order issued by District Magistrate Dhirender Khadgata on Sunday, it has been decided to open banks and ATMs on August 7 on a trial basis. Financial transactions in banks will take place from 11 am to 2 pm while ATMs will be open till 3 pm. 

Government offices will also function smoothly on August 7. Employees can enter their workplaces by showing their identity cards. Normality is returning in the district and the situation is under control, Khadgata said.

In addition, a free bus service were provided to CET examination centres in five districts -- Kurukshetra, Panchkula, Karnal, Hisar and Panipat -- on Sunday.

This service will be available for examinees on Monday as well. Five bus services were provided on routes such as Nuh-Alwar-Jaipur, Nuh-Alwar and Nuh-Gurugram.

A police spokesperson said 56 FIRs were registered and 147 people arrested following clashes that erupted in Nuh over an attempt to stop a Vishva Hindu Parishad procession on Monday.

Six people were killed and 88 injured in the violence.

Earlier on Saturday (August 5), the Haryana government extended the suspension of mobile internet service in Nuh and Palwal districts till August 8 (Tuesday). Suspension of SMS services has been extended till 5:00 pm on August 7. A suspension of mobile internet service in Nuh and Palwal districts is currently in place. 

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