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Rail blockade hits train services

Train services on Friday remained heavily affected with several trains, including the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express, detained following the indefinite rail blockade called from by the All-Assam Bodo Joint Action Committee for Bodoland movement.
Thousands of picketers squatted on rail tracks at Bhatkuchi near Rangiya station, Kokrajhar and Gossaigaon since 5 in the morning demanding Bodoland.
The Rajdhani Express was detained at Rangiya. The other affected trains include Brahmaputra Mail, North East Express, Kamrup Express, Saraighat Express and Manas-Rhino Passenger.

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