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Security arrangements in Delhi to remain in force tomorrow:

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Despite the Jat agitation planned for tomorrow in the national capital being called off, the security arrangements will remain in force till next orders, police said today.

The Jat agitation that was planned in for tomorrow was called off today after their leaders had a discussion with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

"The protest planned by the All-Jat Aarakshan Sangarsh Samiti in the national capital has been postponed.

"The security arrangements at the borders and area will remain there till next orders. It will be uplifted only after monitoring the situation," said Dependra Pathak, special commissioner of police (Operations) and Police chief spokesperson.

"We have made security arrangements in three tiers, right from the borders to the area. As we all know that the agitation has been called off, so in view of that certain restriction on local train and metro that has been eased," he said.

The security preparation for Jat agitation is on wait and watch mode, he said.

The traffic situation tomorrow will remain normal, as all the diversions have been cancelled. The area will continue to have some traffic restriction till next orders.

"We have lifted all traffic restriction but we request commuters to avoid the area of New Delhi because security checkups have been set up at several locations in New Delhi area that might caused inconvenience to commuters," said Garima Bhatnagar, joint commissioner (traffic).

"All metro, DTC and railway routes will ply as usual," she added.

Following the decision to call off the agitation, police announced that all metro stations in Delhi-NCR will remain open.

However, the exits from Patel Chowk, Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan and Lok Kalyan Marg stations will remain closed tomorrow. But entry will be allowed at these four stations.

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First Published: Sun, March 19 2017. 22:28 IST