•      Thu Jul 25 2024

Curfew relaxed in Birgunj

Birgunj (Parsa), Feb 21: The curfew imposed in Birgunj area for an indefinite period due to security concern has been relaxed to some extent.

The prohibitory order enforced by the District Administration Office, Parsa for 36 hours was lifted from 6:00 am to 11:00 am today for the convenience of the local residents, said Chief District Officer (CDO) of Parsa, Dinesh Sagar Bhusal.

The prohibitory order would be further relaxed after assessing the situation, informed CDO Bhusal, adding that the decision to ease the prohibitory order was also taken so that the daily lives of the locals in the financial city of the country would not be adversely affected.

He reiterated that the restrictive order would be relaxed based on the situation and need. The situation in Birgunj is normal at present.

The curfew was clamped after a clash was about to erupt in a demonstration staged by Hindu Samaj after the protest between two parties. The local administration had imposed indefinite curfew since last Monday evening.

It was effective in the areas within Nagawa Chowk in the east, Tilabe Bridge in the west, Parbanipur Parsa in north and Miteri Pul (Custom) in the south of Birgunj city. RSS

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