Skip to contentSkip to navigation

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.

Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Bijoya confident of victory

11 Mar 2014 - 2:10pm | AT News
BJP candidate for Guwahati Bijoya Chakrabarty began per poll campaign hitting out strongly at Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday.Landing in Guwahati, the sitting MP called chief minister a failure. He said that...

More trouble for KLO

7 Feb 2014 - 8:48am | AT News
More trouble awaits Kamatapur Liberation Organization. The West Bengal police have captured two more top leaders of the Koch Rajbanshi militant outfits.According to information, after the vice...

Dima Hasao in campaigning mood

21 Oct 2017 - 8:48pm | Siddharth Deb
Though the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council is yet to declare any dates for the upcoming elections, but campaigning is Dima Hasao is greatly stepping up and the local leaders have already...