District administration continues indefinite prohibitory order in MalangwaPeople from two communities, following a religious ceremony, clashed on Thursday at Malangwa-3, prompting the administration to issue the order.
The District Administration Office, Sarlahi has continued the indefinite prohibitory order in Malangwa, the district headquarters, in a bid to restore peace in the area following a clash between two local groups.
The district administration had issued the order effective from 10pm Thursday until further notice.
According to Chief District Officer Indra Dev Yadav, a clash had ensued between people from two communities while heading to immerse the idol of a deity at Malangwa-3 on Thursday.
“The prohibitory order has been issued in an effort to prevent an untoward incident and bring the situation under control after the clashes turned violent,” said Yadav.
The curfew has been imposed up to the Jhim river in the east, Musauli canal in the west, Nepal-India border in the south and Baba Petrol Pump in the north.
Earlier on September 8, a violent clash had ensued in Malangwa between people from two communities while returning after immersing the idol on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami.
District Police Office, Sarlahi Superintendent Naresh Raj Subedi informed that with the issuance of the order, the situation in Malangwa is normal.