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BTAD bandh hits normal life in Kokrajhar, Udalguri dists

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KOKRAJHAR, March 6 - The 24-hour BTAD bandh called by the United Organisation Coordination Committee of AKRSU, ASSU, ASSAA, AGSU, Nath Yogi Sanmiloni etc., opposing the �land right policy� of the BTC authority and demanding protection of land and political rights of the non-Bodos in the BTAD, affected normal life in the entire Kokrajhar district today. All shops and business establishments remained closed today. Vehicles were also off the roads.

Some sporadic incidents of violence were also reported from different parts of Kokrajhar district. This morning at about 6:30, bandh supporters burnt a tempo vehicle at Charaikhola Chariali under Kokrajhar PS. The vehicle driver Rahman sustained injuries and he was admitted to the RNB Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar for treatment.

Bandh supporters also set afire a motorcycle at about 9:30 am at Chandrapara under Kokrajhar PS. Bandh supporters also burnt tyres at different places in Kokrajhar district in support of the bandh. Police picked up a few bandh supporters from different parts of Kokrajhar district.

It may be mentioned here that some miscreants today physically attacked a local journalist of Kokrajhar at Balajan Tiniali under Kokrajhar PS and damaged his camera while he was collecting reports. Kokrajhar Press Club has strongly condemned the incident and demanded strong action against the culprits involved in the incident.

UDALGURI: The 24-hour BTAD bandh in protest against the alleged �land policy� of the BTC authority called by the All Koch Rajbongshi Students� Union (AKRSU) and supported by four other organizations turned violent in Orang and Tangla areas in Udalguri district today. However, other areas of the district remained peaceful during the bandh period with most of the business establishments remaining closed and vehicles off the roads.

According to sources, the bandh supporters pelted stones at the plying vehicles on NH-15 at Orang under Orang PS in Udalguri in broad daylight in which a person of a private vehicle sustained minor injuries. The bandh supporters burnt tyres on the road and stopped vehicles from plying. The police officials visited the spot and brought the situation under control. At Tangla area too, bandh supporters pelted stones at the vehicles and broke glasses. However, no one was injured in the incident.

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BTAD bandh hits normal life in Kokrajhar, Udalguri dists

KOKRAJHAR, March 6 - The 24-hour BTAD bandh called by the United Organisation Coordination Committee of AKRSU, ASSU, ASSAA, AGSU, Nath Yogi Sanmiloni etc., opposing the �land right policy� of the BTC authority and demanding protection of land and political rights of the non-Bodos in the BTAD, affected normal life in the entire Kokrajhar district today. All shops and business establishments remained closed today. Vehicles were also off the roads.

Some sporadic incidents of violence were also reported from different parts of Kokrajhar district. This morning at about 6:30, bandh supporters burnt a tempo vehicle at Charaikhola Chariali under Kokrajhar PS. The vehicle driver Rahman sustained injuries and he was admitted to the RNB Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar for treatment.

Bandh supporters also set afire a motorcycle at about 9:30 am at Chandrapara under Kokrajhar PS. Bandh supporters also burnt tyres at different places in Kokrajhar district in support of the bandh. Police picked up a few bandh supporters from different parts of Kokrajhar district.

It may be mentioned here that some miscreants today physically attacked a local journalist of Kokrajhar at Balajan Tiniali under Kokrajhar PS and damaged his camera while he was collecting reports. Kokrajhar Press Club has strongly condemned the incident and demanded strong action against the culprits involved in the incident.

UDALGURI: The 24-hour BTAD bandh in protest against the alleged �land policy� of the BTC authority called by the All Koch Rajbongshi Students� Union (AKRSU) and supported by four other organizations turned violent in Orang and Tangla areas in Udalguri district today. However, other areas of the district remained peaceful during the bandh period with most of the business establishments remaining closed and vehicles off the roads.

According to sources, the bandh supporters pelted stones at the plying vehicles on NH-15 at Orang under Orang PS in Udalguri in broad daylight in which a person of a private vehicle sustained minor injuries. The bandh supporters burnt tyres on the road and stopped vehicles from plying. The police officials visited the spot and brought the situation under control. At Tangla area too, bandh supporters pelted stones at the vehicles and broke glasses. However, no one was injured in the incident.