This general view shows deserted streets and damged shops following caste violence in the Indian city of Rohtak on February 21, 2016. AFP PHOTO / SAJJAD HUSSAIN
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Traders in a north Indian state are counting the cost of more than a week of rioting and looting by a rural caste during which shops were burned, road and rail links blocked, and water supplies to metropolitan Delhi were cut.Leaders of a rural caste reached a deal late on Monday to end protests that paralyzed the state of Haryana and cut water to Delhi's 20 million residents. State police said main highways reopened to traffic on Tuesday.Days of rioting and looting across Haryana state by the Jat community challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of better days for Indians who elected him in 2014 with the largest majority in three decades.
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