Bhutan to seal border in Assam for 24 hrs

Last Updated: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 21:33

Guwahati: In view of the general elections in Bhutan, the international border with Assam will be sealed for 24 hours from July 12 evening.
According to an official release, the international border gates along Kokrajhar, Bongaigaon and Chirang districts will be sealed and "movement of people and vehicles through the gates restricted from 6 PM on July 12, 2013 to 6 PM on July 13, 2013".
This was informed in a letter to the Principal Secretary, Home and Political Department, Government of Assam from the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan, it added.

PTI



First Published: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 21:33
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