The 1000 hour bandh has evoked mixed response in Dima Hasao district on Monday. Vehicles are normally plying on the roads in the hills district. Shops and markets, mostly, are running business. School and colleges along with the government offices are opening. The Dima Hasao district administration is closely monitoring the situation. Security forces are ready to ensure normalcy during the bandh hours called by JACAS raising a slew of demands for the both the hills district.
TINSUKIA: ULFA(I) has justified the attack on Bhaskar Kalita a day after the police officer died in an encounter with the rebel outfit.
Talking to media, military head of the rebel outfit fighting for an independent Assam Paresh Baruah said, as a rule, never do they target a son of the soil. But in the same breath he said Kalita, the officer in charge of the Bordumsa Police station came to attack the rebels.
Baruah observed that they are not happy at all with the incident but he said Kalita should not have taken the lead against the rebels who were hiding in the house.
Amid an intensified counter insurgency operation, DGP Kula Saikia is holding a stock meeting with police, army and para military forces who have been monitoring the operation in Kujupathar where ULFA(I) rebels killed Kalita at an encounter.
The Raha unit of All Assam Students’ Union ( AASU ) today took out a rally at Raha on Thursday, in protest against the frequent power cut at Raha and its neighbouring areas. The rally started from PWD Inspection Bunglow and went through the Raha bazar road. More than hundreds of AASU members, supporters,,local residents and students of several schools of the town took part in the rally and shouted slogans against the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (CAZ ). Later the AASU members burnt the effigy of the APDCL at the Raha Electricity office premise.