Curfew imposed in Surat as protests turn violent

Updated: 18 April, 2016 13:04 IST
Curfew was imposed in Mehsana on Sunday as protest by the Patidar community demanding release of their leader turned violent. The Patels, or Patidar community, make up 14 percent of the population in Gujarat. A relatively affluent group of land-and business-owners, they had been a bulwark of support for Modi.
First Published: 18 April, 2016 08:56 IST