Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Eerie silence in Dhula as curfew remains

MONGOLDOI: An eerie silence prevails in Dhola a day after the semi urban area in Darrang district witnessed a shocking incident of police firing where two people were killed on Wednesday.

Army, police and para military forces are fanning in the nook and corner of the hyper sensitive area where the local residents mostly, have been keeping themselves confined to their homes.

Shops and markers, schools and colleges. banks and offices which closed suddenly on Wednesday are not opening on Thursday because of the indefinite curfew clamp to bring the situation under control.

Senior police and civil officials have been constantly monitoring the situation which deteriorated after the police firing where two protesters were killed as they clashed with the policemen in protest against the custodial death of local worker inside the police station.

PWD minister Parinal Suklavaidya is on a day long visit to the trouble torn area in the morning where he is expected to visit the family members of the two deceased. He is further taking stock of the law and order situation with upper Assam commissioner Mukti Gogoi, IGP M Agarwalla, DC, SP and others.

On the other hand, the local Congress leaders and activists are all set to stage a dharna in front of the DC office in Mangaldoi demanding Justice to the two protestors who were killed in police firing.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Concern over a delayed bridge

18 Aug 2017 - 8:54am | Akshaya Pranab Kalita
The Namrup Lalpaguri Ghat Bridge over the river Disang has been in a bad shape causing immense suffering for the commuters. The temporary bridge is the sole route  for the people of  ...

Dimasa ultras held

6 Feb 2015 - 8:09pm | AT News
Security forced caught two dreaded militants belonging to the Dima Hasao National Army during a joint operation in Dima Hasao district on Friday. The joint team of 43 Assam Rifles and police launched...

Football tournament in Aalo

13 Oct 2015 - 9:43pm | AT News Itanagar
The District Sports Association is going to conduct the Rebi Ado Memorial Football Tournament at Aalo General Ground from October 16. The tournament is being sponsored by Doi Ado, former minister in...