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From the Archives (Feb. 12, 1969): Bombay almost normal

The Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr. V. P. Naik, to-day [February 11] told Pressmen that the situation in Bombay city was returning to normal. Except for a few sporadic incidents in the afternoon the city [Bombay] was free from any incident since this evening. Mr. Naik said he was advising BEST to run normal services from Wednesday [February 12] in order to end the inconvenience caused to the people. He had full confidence that the people would see that the normal services were allowed to run without any trouble. Political and social workers were trying to approach people to create a peaceful atmosphere, Mr. Naik said. Mr. Naik appealed to the people to maintain the fair name of the city and help in bringing about normalcy. He said he had a brief talk with the Prime Minister on the telephone about the situation.

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