"We have decided to temporarily call off the strike till April 24 after the government's assurance," Surinder Kumar Jain, Vice-President of All India Sarafa Association told a news agency.
    
Jewellers in Maharashtra have also called off their strike temporarily from April 14 to April 24, Maharashtra Rajya Saraf Suvarnakar Federation President Fatechand Ranka said. Jewellery houses remained closed since March 2 after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Budget proposed levying 1 percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery.

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