New Delhi: Gurdaspur will continue to remain under curfew on Friday after communal clashes that broke out in the city on Thursday over the issue of Rajoana execution that left one dead and one injured in police firing.
Two groups clashed on Thursday over clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict in the assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.
Curfew was clamped following tensions between Shiv Sena activists and Sikhs.
"Curfew has been imposed in Gurdaspur City after tension mounted between some Shiv Sainiks and other youths, including Sikhs," Gurdaspur Deputy Commissioner Mohinder Singh Kainth said....more
08:00 AM, Mar 30, 2012