UDALGURI, May 6 � The 24-hour Assam bandh called by the A-Boro Suraksha Samiti, a conglomerate of non-Bodo organisations of the region, has been peaceful in Udalguri district till the filing of this report.
All the commercial vehicular traffic was found off the roads, while the business establishments were also found closed in the entire district. No untoward incident was reported so far.
The bandh was called demanding immediate resignation of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary following the recent spurt of violence, especially in Kokrajhar and Baksa districts, and the government�s inability to apprehend the culprits, seize illegal arms and provide security to the common people.
Meanwhile, members of the United Democratic Students� Forum (UDSF), a newly formed student organisation at the behest of Badruddin Ajmal, burnt the effigies of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, BTC chief Hagrama Mohilary and BPF leader Promila Rani Brahma on Monday at Pauripota near Orang in Udalguri district demanding their immediate resignation following the recent spurt of violence in the BTAD.
Barpeta Correspondent adds: Normal life was affected in almost all parts of Barpeta district on Tuesday due to the bandh called by the A-Boro Suraksha Samiti.
While it was total and spontaneous in Howli, Barpeta Road, Sarbhog and the adjoining parts of the Baksa district, it evoked partial response in Barpeta, Sarthebari, Bahari and Mandia area. All the shops, business establishments, banks and educational institutions were closed in Barpeta Road and Howli. Vehicles were off the road throughout the day.
Offices witnessed low attendance and commercial vehicles did not ply at Barpeta.
Barama Correspondent adds: The 24-hour Assam bandh called by the A-Boro Suraksha Samiti against the killing of innocent people in the BTAD region during the last four days was peaceful in the Barama area on Tuesday.
During the bandh hours, offices, educational institutions, business establishments remained closed, while plying of motor vehicles on the roads was not seen. No untoward incidents has been reported so far. On the other hand, the curfew that was imposed from May 2 in Baksa district was relaxed for a few hours during the day time on Tuesday.