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Chaos at Varanasi shop that offered 'a saree for Re 1', traffic blocked

Police had to intervene to clear the crowd

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi 

Police had to intervene to clear the traffic on roads after crowd thronged outside a cloth shop in Mahmoorganj here that offered 'a saree for a rupee note'. The scheme meant to sell the old stock of the shop's sarees, attracted huge crowd of women yesterday, which led to a blocked traffic in front of the shop in Mehmoorganj area, said sources. Police had to intervene to clear the crowd which had blocked movement on the busy Mahmoorganj-Sigra road in the heart of city. The news about the offer spread like a wild fire and hundreds of women had gathered at the shop. The shop ...

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 09:02 IST
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