Skip to content Skip to navigation

Sivasagar Bandh Almost Peaceful

sibsagar_121525960.jpgNormal life was affected in Sivasagar district bandh on Monday with the Assam Tea Tribes Students Association (ATTSA) calling an 12-hour Sivasagar Bandh from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. to protest killing of an innocent youth in Tingalibam Tea Estate by the army.The army has ordered a court of inquiry into the matter. During the bandh the roads wore deserted look with public and private vehicles off the roads. Traders kept their shutters down, while all business establishments, educational institutions, financial institutions remained closed and attendances in government offices were thin. The bandh passed off peacefully and there was no report any major untoward incident from anywhere in the district only 6 picketeers were arrested by police in Gelaki during the
bandh.

Author info

shariefzamanborah's picture

Add new comment

Random Stories

Golden voice echoes in Delhi

26 Jan 2014 - 11:24am | AT News
The golden voice of Assam mesmerized lakhs of people in New Delhi when Assam displayed its tableaux at the Republic Day function on Sunday.As soon as the tableaux was displayed with Dr Bhupen...

Police commissionerate from Jan 1

1 Nov 2014 - 5:47pm | AT News
The Assam government is preparing for police commissionerate in Guwahati from January 1. The decision was finalized at a high level meeting in Dispur on Saturday. The government is finalizing a...

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: A Bigoted Law That Must Be Immediately Repealed

12 Dec 2019 - 12:00am | AT News
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed by the Indian Parliament legitimises discrimination on the basis of religion and stands in clear violation of the Constitution of India and international human...