Protesting the violent clash which broke out at Sepajhar on Thursday, the All
Assam Minorities Students' Union (AAMSU), Jamiat and other organizations have
called for a 12-hour Darrang Bandh on Friday.
Bandh supporters tried to disrupt the movement of people at National Highway but later police disperse them.
Moreover, bandh supporters also burnt the effigy of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, burnt tyre and raised slogans against the government.
11 injured persons including 3 police personnel who received an injury during the violent clash between the police and protesters at Garukhuti, Sipajhar on Thursday are undergoing treatment at the Guwahati Medical College& Hospital (GMCH). As per reports, one woman protestor, identified as Rezia Khatoon who received bullet injury during the clash is also undergoing treatment at the GMCH. Among the injured police personnel who are undergoing treatment at the GMCH, one is the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). The DSP, Amrit Ray Choudhury is undergoing treatment at a paying cabin of the GMCH.
The other police personnel are Munir Ahmed and Apurba Ronghang. According to the GMCH authorities, all the injured receiving treatment in the hospital are out of danger. The injured also include a 13-year girl.
Meanwhile, Assam Minority Students' Union (AAMSU) called a 12-hour long Darang district bandh in protest against the killing of two protesters in Garukhuti, Sipajhar on Thursday. During a massive eviction drive by the district administration against the government land encroachers, thousands of local people staged protests in the area. While the administration appealed to the protesters to leave the place, some of them tried to attack the police turning the protest violent.
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