Lakhimpur Congress protests against Bharat bandh violence


LAKHIMPUR, April 9: As in the other BJP-ruled States of the country, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee also initiated protest on Monday against the casualty of nine persons from the Dalit community during the Bharat bandh on April 2. Lakhimpur Congress District Committee (LDC) staged hunger strike in front of the Deputy Commissioner’s office from 9 am to 4 pm. The party lambasted the BJP governments in the States concerned along with the Union Government for their alleged oppressive attitude towards the democratic picketers. The party warned the BJP government to work sincerely to maintain commul harmony in the country and to safeguard the greater interest of the people of reserved category.