Guwahati: Normal life was affected in lower Assam districts on Thursday due to a day-long bandh called by a Muslim outfit to protest against the recent violence.
Official sources said shops, schools, business establishment and financial institutions remained closed while there was less traffic on the national highway.
Train movement, however, was not affected.
The bandh has been called by new outfit Muslim Yuva Parishad....more
11:12 AM, Aug 23, 2012
New Delhi: The Centre is to send a seven-member team to the violence affected districts of Assam on Tuesday. The team will be in the region for three days to assist the state government in its rescue and rehabilitation efforts. Nearly 76 people were killed and over five lakh rendered homeless in the week-long violence between Bodo tribal groups and Muslims in the lower regions of Assam, including Kokrajhar, Chirang...
08:39 AM, Aug 21, 2012