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Cry for Bodoland: 35 hr Assam bandh from May 7


A conglomeration of around 45 Bodo organizations calls a 36-hour state-wide strike has been called from May 7 to intensify the demand for a separate Bodoland.


According to the leaders, forty-five groups representing tribal and non-tribal communities have joined the movement.


They said that with so many communities joining them, the Bodoland demand has become one of masses in Bodo dominated areas.


The PJACBM has called for a 36-hour strike on May 7. On May 18, there will be district demonstrations. On May 25 national highways will be blocked for 12 hours.


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