SHILLONG: Curfew was relaxed for 14 hours in Shillong on Wednesday even as the ban on mobile internet services will remain in force, officials said.
The curfew was relaxed from 6 am in areas under Lumdiengjri police station and Sadar police station limits, an order issued by East Khasi Hills District Magistrate M W Nongbri said.
Curfew will be reimposed in these areas from 8 pm till further orders.
Banks, markets and shops were open and vehicles were plying on the roads.
Citizenship law protesters will be organizing a prayer meeting at Students Field here later in the day.
The state cabinet on Tuesday had approved a resolution to bring the state under the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime.
The resolution will be tabled at the special session of the Assembly on Thursday.