Curfew to be relaxed in Mandsaur post farmers agitation

<p>Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 9 (<a href="" target="_blank">ANI</a>): Curfew in the violence-hit Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh will be relaxed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., today.</p><p>Mandsaur District Collector Om Prakash Srivastava yesterday said curfew would be relaxed for longer periods today in the district.</p><p>"Curfew would be relaxed for longer hours tomorrow. ATMs will be opened, milk, petrol and diesel availability will also be ensured," Srivastava told ANI.</p><p>Curfew was relaxed for a few hours last evening.</p><p>Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered a judicial enquiry into the deaths of five farmers during the recent agitation.</p><p>He has announced a compensation of Rs. one crore to the kin of those killed and Rs. five lakh for those injured in the violence.</p><p>Internet services in Mandsaur, Ratlam and Ujjain remained suspended following the farmers' protests.</p><p>Mandsaur has been facing a tense situation with farmers protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met.</p><p>This unfortunately took an ugly turn earlier on Tuesday when five farmers were killed and eight others were injured in police firing. (<a href="" target="_blank">ANI</a>)</p>