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Ao Senden & AYO list some more exemptions from bandhs

By EMN Updated: Feb 06, 2017 1:08 am

Dimapur, Feb. 5: The Ao Senden and the Angami Youth Organisation have listed out a number of public facilities as exempted from the ongoing series of bandhs, in this case, for Kohima town and Mokokchung town. The two organisations issued separate press releases on Sunday.

The Ao Senden Joint Coordination Committee met on February 5. It has resolved to restrict government offices from opening besides prohibiting movement of government registered vehicles until the government concedes.

The bandh in Mokokchung is on the district’s administrative headquarters and sub-division headquarters, the Ao Senden stated.


However, the following offices and establishments would be exempted during the bandh, the organisation stated: Business establishments, medical services, banks, postal, power department (SDO Mokokchung division), PHED “controlman,” Fire and Emergency Services, Telecom, NST and private transportations, “MMC garbage workers” and vehicles; paramilitary forces and security personnel, media persons, educational Institutions, DEO and SDEO officials and principals from different colleges.

Government-designated vehicles belonging to the DEO, SDEO and principal shall not be allowed to ply, the Senden stated.

“The Ao Senden Joint Coordination Committee appeal to all the general public to bear the inconvenience, since the movement is solely for our welfare and rights,” the note added.

Bandh in Kohima resumes today; exemptions made

(Our Correspondent) The ban on government offices and movement of government-registered vehicles in Kohima town by the AYO will resume from Monday. It is scheduled for 9am till 3 pm.

The organisation has issued a fresh list of exemption from the purview of the ongoing bandh under Kohima: All educational Institutions, government and private schools, government and private colleges; district administration and police stations; fire and emergency services; all banks; all central government offices; BSNL / telecom and head post office; Nagaland State Transport; power sub- stations; Kohima Municipal Council; Nagaland Public Services Commission; Nagaland Board of School Education; primary health centres and dispensaries; hotels / eateries; business community’; private vehicles, and “pedestrians.”

AYO has made it clear that although the mentioned offices have been exempted from the purview of the bandh, their officials and staff members are prohibited from using or traveling on government vehicles when attending office.

By EMN Updated: Feb 06, 2017 1:08:12 am