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Uneasy calm prevails in old city

Posted on Nov 12, 06:48PM | UNI

An uneasy calm prevailed in the old city a day after leaders of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) protested and were subsequently arrested over the controversy of renovation of a temple near the historic monument of charminar.

With tension still palpable in the usually busy areas around historic Charminar and in the interior areas, Road Transport Corporation (RTC) suspended its bus services. RTC officials said 157 services were cancelled as a precautionary measure.

A curfew-like situation prevailed in the usually busy markets around Charminar.

All schools and colleges declared a holiday in the area.