Minor Affect during 12-Hour Assam Bandh under Bokajan Sub-division


BOKAJAN, Feb 11: Traffic and communication in some parts of Karbi Anglong affected on a minor scale on Monday during the 12-hour Assam bandh by All Assam Adivasi Students Association (AASAA) in demand of ST status to Adivasi communities of Assam.

Supporters of the shutdown laid down trees across the road in areas between Hanjanglangso and Dillai and along the road between Hanjanglangso and Lakhijan.

Traffic and communication was resumed after Bokajan police personnel reached those spots and cleared the trees. The police also managed to take around two or three supporters of the bandh during the dat.

Shops and business establishments in several parts of the sub-division were seen open. Schools and other educational institutions also remained open however petrol stations have been shut during the day.