Monday, August 9, 2010

HNLC calls for Meghalaya shut down on Aug 15

The banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on Saturday called for a Meghalaya shutdown on Independence Day. HNLC publicity secretary Sainkupar Nongtraw, in a statement, called for night curfew on August 12 and 13 between 10 pm and 5 am. Following the night curfew, the outfit has called a 36-hour bandh from 6 pm of August 14 to 6 am of August 16."Should anyone be found to violate the organisation's announcement, we will not be held responsible," Nongtraw asserted.Essential services have been kept outside the purview of the bandh.


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