TNL calls 24-hour Ukhrul bandh

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UKHRUL, July 31: The Tangkhul Naga Long (TNL) has called a 24-hour total shutdown in Ukhrul district in protest against police action on participants of yesterday’s mass prayer meet, with effect starting from midnight tonight.

Sources informed that the total bandh has been called to register the public’s displeasure over the action of State security forces in disrupting public participation in the planned ‘Prayer for Just Peace’ meet on July 30 at TNL Ground.

The ensuing total bandh will be effected beginning from midnight of July 31 to midnight of August 1 throughout the district.

In this connection, the Tangkhul apex body has called upon every member of the public in the district to extent utmost cooperation and solitarity to ensure successful observance of the bandh, sources further said.

“All headmen and Village Authorities have been accordingly entrusted to oversee strict adherence to the call of the shutdown at their respective jurisdictions,” TNL sources informed.

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