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Uneasy calm in Kohima, Dimapur

Normalcy is marginally back to Kohina and Dimapur three days after an irate mob unleashed an orgy of violence for killing two protestors in police firing forcing the authority to clamp curfew in both the cities.

Security forces are patrolling in the nook and corner of the capital town where all shops and offices, schools and colleges, shops and markets are not opening till Saturday morning.

People mostly have been remaining confined to their homes apprehending fresh incident of violence where the angry protestors torched DC office building, Municipality office in protest against holding the civic body polls with 33 per cent reservation for women.

Senior district administrative officials told Assam Times that the situation is being closely monitored and if the calm restores, the curfew would be lifted at any moment.

Chief minister Dr TR Zeliang has refused to resign saying that he would do so as soon as the majority of the legislators raise the demand.

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