Quota Agitation: Curfews Lifted From 3 of 9 Police Station in Ahmedabad

Curfews, which were imposed after the agitation by the Patel community have been lifted from 3 of 9 areas.

Published: 28th August 2015 11:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2015 11:50 AM   |  A+A-


Surat A car that was set on fire Patidar community agitating for resarvation in Surat on Wednesday. (PTI)


AHMEDABAD: Curfews, which were imposed after the agitation by the Patel community seeking reservation under OBC quota turned violent, have been lifted from three out of nine Police station areas here today.

Violence that had broken out in some parts of Ahmedabad and Surat on Tuesday escalated around evening after the police took Hardik Patel, the convener of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, into custody.

However, by the time Hardik was released, the violence had spread to several parts of Gujarat.

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