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Howls of protest in Sivasagar

Several parties and organizations staged protests in Sivasagar district on Monday raising a number of issues confronting Assam and its people. Hundreds of activists of the Peoples Council of Peace and Development staged a 4 hour long dharna in front of the DC office demanding an immediate rollback of the move to auction 12 oilfields. Other demands include measures to stop rhino poaching in Kaziranga.

Later, they sent a memorandum to the Centre through the Deputy Commissioner outlining their demands. Meanwhile, CPI unit in district also submitted a memorandum before the DC to stall the process to auction the oilfields.

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