Lohardaga: The bauxite town of Lohardaga continued to remain under curfew for yet another day on Saturday during which the roads remained deserted and only people who were visible were the police and para-military personnel who were trying their best to restore normalcy in the area.
The jawans of the RAF did flag march in separate areas of the city while police patrolling vehicles also kept moving from one area to another. The district administration on its part has urged the people not to spread rumors and also maintain peace and calm.
After disruption of two days, the train services on Saturday once again commenced in the city giving a much-needed respite to the travelers however the train services in the evening and night between Ranchi and Lohardaga were once again canceled by the railways as a precautionary measure.
On the other hand the movement of buses and other small vehicles us yet to commence. Despite the situation remaining tense in the city there was no report of any untoward incident from any area.
On Friday night for a brief period due to make rumors the situation has turned tense once again which gave tough time to the officials to somehow bring the situation under control as slogans in favour of a particular community were raised.
The city is under complete shut down with shops and business establishments closed. Even the government offices are deserted, what is hurting the people most is that even emergency services are closed in the city. People are even finding it difficult to get even items of daily use including newspapers and milk in the area.
The senior police officials are also undertaking round the clock visit of the city and people have been asked not to gather at one place and remain inside their homes till further orders.