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Assam observes R-Day with bandh and boycott call

A down to dusk is what marks the 60th Republic Day in Assam on Monday. All sorts of vehicles are off from the road. Business establishments across the state are remaining closed as the rebel outfits of thwe north eastern region have given a boycott call.

Amid an watertight security arrangement, Assam Governor SC Mathur is unfurling the national tricolor at the Latasheel Playground for the first time in lieu of the historic Judges' Field. He is also taking the salute of the army, police and para military forces. There is no report of any incident received so far.
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