HAFLONG, Aug 21 - The NC Hills Indigenous Students� Forum and Indigenous Students� Women Forum- called 48-hour NC Hills bandh from 5 am of Thursday to 5 am of Saturday affected normal life here, causing immense difficulties to the common citizens.
The bandh was called demanding bifurcation of the district into two, with autonomous councils etc. and in protest against the recent creation of five districts in the State.
Almost all the educational institutions, business establishments and markets remained closed. Though the offices of the Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and NC Hills Autonomous Council remained open, however, there was thin attendance.
While Government and public vehicles were off the road, only a few vehicles of the security personnel were seen on the deserted roads.
Meanwhile, Devid Keivoum, president of NC Hills Indigenous Students� Forum told the mediapersons that they would go for an indefinite bandh after August 31 next if the Government fails to respond positively to their demand. However, they resolved not to disturb the ongoing NRC process, he assured.