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Violence mars 100 BTAF bandh

A fresh orgy of violence marred the 100 hour long BTAD bandh which started from Friday morning crippling normal life in the entire area.
Peoples' Joint Action Committee for Bodoland Movement called the bandh demanding talks with NDFB(P) at the political level with the Union Home Minister and also to press for a separate Bodoland.
An unidentified body was recovered from Bagansali area under Kokrajhar police station while bandh supporters set ablaze a motorcycle in Kokrajhar town.
All shops, business and commercial establishments educational institutions and markets remaining closed. Vehicles also remained off the road but trains operated as per schedule.

Security has been tightened throughout BTAD with patrolling intensified in vulnerable areas.

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