NE 'bandh' goes violent along Assam-Agartala road: 2 injured in clash
By Our Correspondent, 08/01/2019, Agartala

The 11 hours North East Bandh called by the North East Students’ Organization (NESO), an umbrella body of eight student groups from different northeast states goes violent since Tuesday morning along the Assam-Agartala National Highway at Jirania Madhav Bari area. As many as 2 of the agitators were injured during the observence of strike after police conducted lathi charge. All of them were later rushed to the Agartala hospital.

However, according to the latest input till making the story content, thr agitators burnt as many as seven shops at Madhav Bari and the situation remained unstable as the agitators were indulged in clash with the police and security forces. The agitators mostly of Twipra Students' Organisation under the NESO pelted stones and fired gasoline on the police who were in a move to restrict them from getting violent. Adequate security arrangments were covered in the area following the violence.

Meantime, the NESO Vice-Chairman Upendra Debbarma talking exclusively with the this evening allegd that the strike went violent as police in its first attempt discovered an attack upon the agitators. "Our boys were observing the strike peacefully since this morning, but this turned violent dur to the unethical action of police," Debbarma told over telephonic conversation. However, adequate security forces inuding TSR and local police is covering the area to restrict further untoward incidents.