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Total shutdown in Udalguri during 24 hour AKRSU bandh

 

UDALGURI:  The 24 hour state wide bandh jointly called by All Koch Rajbongshi Students' Union(AKRSU), All Assam  Koch Rajbongshi Mahila Sanmilani (AKRMS) and Chilarai Sena in demand of ST status to Koch-Rajbongshis and kamatapur">Kamatapur statehood demand brought normal life to a standstill in various parts of Udalguri district on Friday.The bandh paralysed normal life with business establishment,government,private offices, markets and shops remaining down shutter.The major townships of the district including Kalaigaon,Tangla,Dimakuchi,Mazbat,Khoirabari,Rowta,Harisinga Mazbat,Panery,Udalguri,Rowta evoked full response.The commercial and private vehicles stayed off the road throughout the day. Paramilitary and police forces were seen patrolling the townships of the district to prevent any untoward incidents by bandh supporters. The bandh period passed off sucessfully with no any reports of hooliganism till the filling of this report in the evening.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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