Night curfew in Sivasagar area of Assam-Nagaland border

Night curfew has been reinforced in Assam-Nagaland border for 60 days from 6 pm to 6 am.

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Additional district magistrate (ADM) of Sivasagar, Assam, has reinforced night curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in the 5 km belt in Assam side of Sivasagar district bordering Nagaland state with effect from July 1, 2021 for a period of 60 days, according to a report from DIPR, Nagaland on Thursday.

"ADM, Sivasagar in an order said night curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure to prevent occurrence of anti-social elements/extremist/unlawful activities coming across the Assam /Nagaland border in the belt of Sivasagar district," the report said.

ADM, Sivasagar said movement of any person/ group of persons/any vehicular traffics are prohibited during the period of night curfew, the report added.

However, magistrates, security personnel of army/CRPF/police and civil officials deployed on duty are exempted from the purview of the prohibitory order.


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First Published:July 29, 2021, 9:06 p.m.

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