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Bandh cripples normal life; AATASU bandh called off

The All Assam Tai Ahom Students Union on Tuesday called off its 36-hour Assam Bandh called in protest against the killing of its leader in Sivasagar district affecting normal life.


Incidents of road blockade, stone pelting, burning of tyres and damage of vehicles by bandh supporters were reported from different parts of Jorhat, Golaghat, Sivasagar, Dibrugarh, Tinsukia and Lakhimpur districts.


Several other students' organisations of the state, including Tai Ahom Yuva Chatra Parishad, Adivasi Student Association, Koch Rajbongshi Students Union, Chutiya Students Union, among others, have extended their support to the bandh ending on Wednesday morning.


The other 36-hour Assam bandh called by the Peoples Joint Action Committee for Bodoland (PJACB), entered the second day today paralysing life in almost all Bodo-dominated districts of Lower Assam.

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