Strike in Assam to Protest Against Terror

Its no more a Normal life in Assam Monday due to an 11 hr shutdown called by the influential All Assam Student’s Union  to protest the serial blasts in the state last week that killed 81 people and injured over 300, Report. This protesters accused the Government for failing to check the Terror. There was a eleven hour strike Unitedly called on and the participants are from Businesses, educational and financial institutions, and private and government offices, they remained close. ” The shutdown has been total and spontaneous and this shows that people in general condemn all forms of terror and Projects our stand about the government’s failure in preventing such violence,” AASU adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya said. There was a sporadic violence seen around and some started throwing stones at people who diobeyed the Shutdown. Police arrested some 50 AASU activists from different parts of the state.

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