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Women block road for Bodoland

Road communication was totally disrupted since 5 am in the morning due to National Highway blockade by women in support of Bodoland state creation along the National Highways at Kajalgaon in Chirang and Orang in Udalguri districts on Monday. 

Several thousand women thronged the highways to blockade the national highways at Kajalgaon in Chirang district seeking early solution of Bodoland issue.

The blockade was organized by ABSU, NDFBP, NDFB and PJACBM. The agitators with banner, placards shouted slogans No Bodoland No Rest, divide Assam 50/50, we want Bodoland, we want justice. 

'The movement will continue till achieve solution of Bodoland issue, said Promod Boro, ABSU president. 

'We today come out to support Bodoland state demand which is the long standing demand of Bodos', said Rangina Bargayary, a woman leader

Several hundred truck, long distance going buses have been stranded at various places in the lower Assam districts due to National Highway blockade on the day. The blockade was started from 5am and will continue till 3pm. 

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