Quota Row: Curfew Imposed in Gujarat's Mehsana District

Mob blocked roads in the towns of Unjha and Visnagar, after which curfew was imposed to control the situation.

Published: 26th August 2015 12:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 26th August 2015 12:21 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

AHMEDABAD: After widespread incidents of violence across the state of Gujarat, curfew was imposed in Mehsana city and the towns of Unjha and Visnagar in the district, the collector of Mehsana said here today.

"Curfew has been imposed in Mehsana city as well as Unjha and Visnagar towns after incidents of violence in Mehsanadistrict," Mehsana District Collector Lochan Sehra told PTI.

Mehsana is around 90 km from here.

The district administration also called in paramilitary forces to control the situation, the collector said.

When asked about the number of incidents of violence in Mehsana district, the collector said that around two to three incidents of violence occurred today.

Mob blocked roads in the towns of Unjha and Visnagar, after which curfew was imposed to control the situation, the collector said.

The collector said that no casualty has been reported so far.

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