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No metro service outside Delhi, key stations to shut

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Ahead of Jat community protests, Metro announced on Sunday it will suspend services to and and close 12 important stations from Sunday night.

According to a Metro Rail Corp official, the 12 stations in central will be shut from Sunday 8 p.m. till further notice.

But interchange facility will be available at the relevant stations.

The stations are Rajiv Chowk, Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhavan, Lok Kalyan Marg, Janpath, Mandi House, Barakhamba Road, R.K. Ashram Marg, Pragati Maidan, Khan Market and Shivaji Stadium.

Metro services will not be available outside Delhi -- and

The routes to remain closed from Sunday 11 p.m. are:

Sarai to Escorts Mujeswar and Guru Dronacharya to Huda City Centre in and Kaushambi to Vaishali and Noida Sector 15 to Noida City Centre in

The Jat groups are demanding reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutions among others.

Violence during the Jat agitation in February 2016 in Haryana left 30 people dead and over 200 injured. Besides, government and private property worth crores of rupees was damaged.



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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 14:14 IST