Six-hour Dimapur trade bandh peaceful
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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 13:31
Kohima: A six-hour trade bandh called by Dimapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (DCCI) protesting continuous harassment of business community on Tuesday passed off peacefully.

The bandh began at 6.00 am brought the entire business activities in the commercial hub of the state to a standstill till noon with no reports of any untoward incident during the period, police said.

The DCCI, which called for the bandh protesting continuous harassment on business community by both underground activists and criminals, particularly recent bomb attack on a hardware shop, later submitted a memorandum to the district administration demanding arrest of the culprits and adequate security in the town.

On June 30, two motor-cycle born unidentified miscreants hurled a hand grenade on the shop, opposite Assam Rifles Training Centre (ARTC) on NH-29 in 3rd mile area of the town, killing a person and injuring three others.

The incident sent a panic among the business community.


First Published: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 13:31

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