Situation is fast returning to normalcy in Lakhimpur Kheri disrict after curfew was relaxed for more than 12 hours. Curfew was relaxed till 9 pm yesterday in Lakhimpur Kheri, which witnessed clashes over an objectionable video on Thursday night.
The District Magistrate said, curfew was relaxed from 6 am to 6 pm. But seeing the situation, it was extended till 9 pm. He said banks, offices shops and markets remained open though schools and colleges were close and traffic movement was normal. The curfew would also be relaxed from 6 am today.
Tension had gripped the city after the video which allegedly hurt religious sentiments of a community, went viral on social media. The city police has arrested the two students who had allegedly circulated the video.