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OIL, AGCL shut down for third consecutive day

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DULIAJAN, Dec 11 - In a repeat of the historic �crude oil blockade� agitation of 1980, which witnessed martyrdom of four youths, more than 7000 protesters turned up today morning in front of the industrial area gate of Oil India Limited. In order to organize an economic blockade in protest against CAB, the protesters from every corner of Duliajan gathered from near the Kendriya Swahid Bedi, a place which witnessed the martyrdom of Swahid Kumud Gogoi, Ajit Neog, Nagen Deka and Nripen Bora - four Assamese who were shot down by CRPF jawans on December 18, 1980.

The protesters of different age groups sat in front of the Oil Industrial Gate resorting to different means of protest like shouting slogans against CAB enactment and slamming� Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Central Home Minister Amit Shah, CM Sarbananda Sonowal and State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The protesters sung patriotic songs of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika continuing the protest. Starting from 9 am today the protest continued till the writing of this report.�

The agitators planned to take symbolic dead bodies of Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma to the Duliajan Tipling cremation ground. All India Congress Committee executive Dhurbajyoti Gogoi, AASU central cultural secretary Anil Gogoi with other AASU members along with members of KMSS,� All Chutiya Students Union, All Assam Gorkha Students Union, AJYCP, different women groups, ATASU, All Muttock Yuva Chatra Sanmilan, Duliajan Sahitya Sabha, Duliajan Press Club participated in the economic blockade against OIL.

Even the employees of Oil India Ltd voluntarily avoided their duties. Assam Gas Company limited also shut down without any call from any protest group.�

Students and teachers of Delhi Public School, Oil India Higher Secondary School, Duliajan College, Duliajan Girls College and many other educational institutions have joined the blockade. Government of India owned OIL has shut down completely for the last three days. Assam Gas Company limited and other business ventures, markets and business establishments witnessed the same situation.

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OIL, AGCL shut down for third consecutive day

DULIAJAN, Dec 11 - In a repeat of the historic �crude oil blockade� agitation of 1980, which witnessed martyrdom of four youths, more than 7000 protesters turned up today morning in front of the industrial area gate of Oil India Limited. In order to organize an economic blockade in protest against CAB, the protesters from every corner of Duliajan gathered from near the Kendriya Swahid Bedi, a place which witnessed the martyrdom of Swahid Kumud Gogoi, Ajit Neog, Nagen Deka and Nripen Bora - four Assamese who were shot down by CRPF jawans on December 18, 1980.

The protesters of different age groups sat in front of the Oil Industrial Gate resorting to different means of protest like shouting slogans against CAB enactment and slamming� Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Central Home Minister Amit Shah, CM Sarbananda Sonowal and State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. The protesters sung patriotic songs of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika continuing the protest. Starting from 9 am today the protest continued till the writing of this report.�

The agitators planned to take symbolic dead bodies of Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma to the Duliajan Tipling cremation ground. All India Congress Committee executive Dhurbajyoti Gogoi, AASU central cultural secretary Anil Gogoi with other AASU members along with members of KMSS,� All Chutiya Students Union, All Assam Gorkha Students Union, AJYCP, different women groups, ATASU, All Muttock Yuva Chatra Sanmilan, Duliajan Sahitya Sabha, Duliajan Press Club participated in the economic blockade against OIL.

Even the employees of Oil India Ltd voluntarily avoided their duties. Assam Gas Company limited also shut down without any call from any protest group.�

Students and teachers of Delhi Public School, Oil India Higher Secondary School, Duliajan College, Duliajan Girls College and many other educational institutions have joined the blockade. Government of India owned OIL has shut down completely for the last three days. Assam Gas Company limited and other business ventures, markets and business establishments witnessed the same situation.