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ENSF calls 48-hour bandh

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By EMN Updated: Nov 17, 2013 12:41 am
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DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 16

FOLLOWING non-fulfillment of the ultimatum served to the Chief Minister, the Eastern Naga Students Federation (ENSF) has decided to go ahead with the third phase of agitation. As part of its agitation, the Federation has called for a 48-hour total bandh in the four districts of Eastern Nagaland starting from November 19, ENSF president Shahsha L. Mehhahu said in a release today. All the offices, business establishments, schools and colleges will remain closed during the period. The vehicular and public movement will also be restricted. However, district administration, law enforcing agencies and other emergency services will be exempted from the purview of the bandh.
Those schools and colleges having their examination will also be exempted from purview of the bandh. The Federation has requested the students going for examinations to be in full uniforms. Vehicles will car pass issued by the Federation on dropping and picking of students will also be exempted. The car passes are be collected from the respective federating units, the release said.
Appealing to the public to cooperate during the period of bandh, the Federation warned the State government that the next phase of agitation would be intensified if its demands are not fulfilled immediately.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 17, 2013 12:41:17 am