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Assam bandh total in Kokrajhar

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KOKRAJHAR, Sept 23 � The 12-hour Assam bandh, called by the Assam Tribal Sangha Coordination Committee today in protest against the alleged anomalies in the appointment and promotion process in government jobs and alleged deprivation of ST and SC communities with regard to the issue of land pattas, evoked full response in Kokrajhar district.

All commercial, financial and educational establishments remained closed during the bandh period. Vehicles were also off the roads. No untoward incident has been reported from any part of the district till the filing of this report.

Tinsukia Correspondent adds: The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Coordination Committee of the Schedule Tribe organisations of the State evoked a mixed response in Tinsukia district on Tuesday. Most shops and establishments remained closed and public vehicles were off the roads. But educational institutes remained open. However, most of the financial institutions including banks remained closed.

Later, the Tinsukia district administration announced that the bandh had been withdrawn after 12 noon by the bandh callers. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the district.

Jonai Correspondent adds: The 12-hour Assam bandh called by different district and anchalik committees of tribal organisations on Tuesday in protest against the alleged deprivation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) from reservation in promotion in government jobs evoked full response in the Jonai subdivision, bringing normal life to a grinding halt.

The protesters blocked the highway at several places in Dhemaji district and resisted the operation of private vehicles along the route.

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Assam bandh total in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR, Sept 23 � The 12-hour Assam bandh, called by the Assam Tribal Sangha Coordination Committee today in protest against the alleged anomalies in the appointment and promotion process in government jobs and alleged deprivation of ST and SC communities with regard to the issue of land pattas, evoked full response in Kokrajhar district.

All commercial, financial and educational establishments remained closed during the bandh period. Vehicles were also off the roads. No untoward incident has been reported from any part of the district till the filing of this report.

Tinsukia Correspondent adds: The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Coordination Committee of the Schedule Tribe organisations of the State evoked a mixed response in Tinsukia district on Tuesday. Most shops and establishments remained closed and public vehicles were off the roads. But educational institutes remained open. However, most of the financial institutions including banks remained closed.

Later, the Tinsukia district administration announced that the bandh had been withdrawn after 12 noon by the bandh callers. No untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the district.

Jonai Correspondent adds: The 12-hour Assam bandh called by different district and anchalik committees of tribal organisations on Tuesday in protest against the alleged deprivation of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) from reservation in promotion in government jobs evoked full response in the Jonai subdivision, bringing normal life to a grinding halt.

The protesters blocked the highway at several places in Dhemaji district and resisted the operation of private vehicles along the route.