Assam :  Violence mars 24 hours BTAD bandh


At least 30 people were injured in Assam as mobs clashed with police and security forces during 24 hrs  BTAD bandh on Tuesday. The people were protesting a recent Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) decision on land sale.

One person sustain serious burn injuries as violence mars the  the 24 hours BTAD bandh called by several non  bodo organisations.

One Safiur Rahman of Khaitpara under Abhayapuri in Bongaigaon district sustain burn injuries as bandh supporters pour petrol and set on fire a auto rickshaw at Choraiklola area in Kokrajhari district.

Rahman was on way to kokrajhar from Bholpur along with a friend when they were stopped and later set the vehicle on fire after pouring petrol . Rehman sustain 40 percent burn and undergoing treatment at Rupnath Brahma civil hospital.

Meanwhile bandh supporters blockade the roads by burning tyres at several places. Sporadic incidents of pelting stones,  burning of tyres and damaging vehicles were reported from several place.

A bajaj discover vehicle As16b 5493 was torched and a car was damaged by bandh supporters at Chandrapara in kokrajhar.

At Balajan tinali bazar clashes between bandh supporters and local were reported when the bandh supporters tried to impose the bandh.

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