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Bandh hit normal life in Namrup

Normal life was affected in Namrup as six communities demanding schedule tribe (ST) status called statewide bandh on Monday, marked by a few stray incidents. Koch -Rajbongshi, Moran, Motok, Chutia, Tai Whom and Adivasi tea tribe have called the bandh protesting the failure of the state and central government to fulfill promise of granting tribal status to them. 

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