Section 144 Continues in Soro as Remaining Six Ganesh Idols are Immersed on Wednesday

Bhubaneswar: Curfew in Soro Subdivision in Balasore district of Odisha still continues after witnessing unrest following a group clash during Ganesh idol immersion. Today the remaining six idols, which could not be immersed on Monday due to group clashes, were taken out in a procession amid tight security for immersion.

The Subdivision has witnessed unrest after violence between two communities broke out during the immersion procession on September 9. Around seven people were injured in the clash.

The district administration clamped section 144 under CrPC as situation deteriorated due to incidents of violence and arson.

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