Curfew in Imphal West and Imphal East districts have been relaxed from 5 am till 7 pm for Saturday (October 13) with the government citing improvement of law-and-order situation in the state.
Orders issued by the respective district magistrates on Friday stated that curfew has been relaxed in both districts in order to facilitate the general public in purchasing essential items including medicines and food.
This relaxation will, however, not apply to any gatherings/large-scale movement of persons/sit-in-protests/rallies etc. without obtaining permission from the competent authority, the orders stated.
It further mentioned that movement of persons belonging to essential services such as health, electricity, PHED, petrol pumps, schools/colleges, municipality, press and electronic media, functioning of courts and to and fro movement of flight passengers to the airport will be exempted from further imposition of curfew.