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WC feaver grips Guwahati

Teenaged Tuntun was hurry to close his teastall at Paltanbazar in Guwahati on Saturday as soon as the clock struck at 2 afternoon. When asked,Tuntun told assamtimes that he was not closing his stall because of the ULFA bandh call. Other shops and stall also simultaneouslygot closed. This was how,world cup mania gripped Guwahati on Saturday. Young and old are sitting rivetted on the television sets to watch out the thrilling cricket clash where the blue brigades are taking on Sri Lanka in Mumbai. Roads are remaining deserted,vehicles are off from the streets in Guwahati. Some people and a group of policemen are enjoying the match with big screens at public places. Chak de India is what sticks to their lips.

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