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Adivasi blockade hits train services

Kokrajhar: Normal train services remained heavily affected on Thursday in BTAD areas due to a blockade by Adivashi National Convention Committee (ANCC) at Kokrajhar for six hour beginning at 6am.

AT least five trains are cancelled and several trains are stranded at different stations. Cancelled trains are
 Kamakhya intercity both up and down 55812/55811,Kamakhya-Dhubri passengers both up and down 07526/07525, Dhubri Demo train.

New Tinsukia express 22501 stranded at Kamakhyaguri station in WB.
The ANCC slammed the government for not taking initiative issue and demands of the Adivashis.

The demands are included Scheduled Tribe Status to the Adivashis in the state, provide land pattas to the Adivashis under forest dwellers act, solve the issue and demands of militant outfit organisation from the Adivashi community through political dialogue  etc.

Convenor of the ANCC Birshing Munda alleged that government has been tactically delayed the issue and demands of the community which led to take agitation and protest.He has demanded early solution of the issue and demands of the Adivashis.

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