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Assam bandh affects normal life in Kokrajhar

Normal life in Kokrajhar, heart town of BTAD administration was paralyzed today following 12-hours Assam bandh called by National Federation for New States,was passed of peaceful demanding new states across the country, supported by ABSU, JACAS, PJACBM, NDFB (P).

All kinds of road transport communication, business institutions like bank, bazaar, market, shop were remained closed during the bandh which was started from 5AM today.

Main road in Kokrajhar along with 31C national Highway was look deserted following the bandh. Most of the govt offices saw a thin attendance. However, some of private vehicle are saw plying in the roads and emergency services like medical, water supply were exempted from the purview of bandh.

B Kwirwm Dwirwm, secretary of thd ABSU said that the bandh has been called to put pressure govt to create new states in the country to meet good governance and healthy administration.He has slammed govt for not taking any step to solve the issues of Bodoland, which is a long standing demand. He said that ABSU and it's demand group will continue their demand till achieved in its goal.

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