Anit CAB protest: Situation returning to normal in Assam

Last Modified Saturday, 14 December 2019 (11:49 IST)
Guwahati: The situation in appeared to be limping back to normalcy, as barring a few stray incidents, the state remained peaceful throughout the day, while the administration level was reshuffled, with as many as 10 SPs being transferred on Friday.
In other major towns of Assam like Dibrugarh, the curfew was relaxed for five hours in the morning.

The situation in Assam over anti-CAB protests continued to remain tense, with people defying indefinite curfew in various parts, including and Dibrugarh, to participate in agitations, while internet services remained suspended and the Army continued to assist the civil administration in restoring normalcy.Night curfew remained in place in and Jorhat.
Transportation sector continued to be hit several, with no buses plying in most parts of eastern, central and northern parts of the state, and nearly 70 trains cancelled for the next two-three days.
Three persons have so far died in police firing on agitators at different parts of Guwahati on Thursday, though no reports of clashes between security personnel and protestors were reported in the city on Friday.
Sporadic incidents of road blockade in the city were reported in the morning, but the situation remained largely normal.
The Kamrup (metro) district administration has launched a drive to clear all roads of debris, burnt vehicles and other material.