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Assam: Mixed response to bandh against inclusion of Bodo villages in BTR

Tezpur (Assam): A 12-hour Sonitpur bandh called by two students’ organisations on Saturday to protest against the Assam government’s decision to include Bodo-majority villages in the Bodoland Territorial Region evoked mixed response. Shops and commercial establishments remained closed and passenger vehicles kept off the roads in some pockets of the district during the shutdown, police said. […]