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TAKDO’s bandh over construction of temporary Market Shed at Thangal Bazar gains momentum

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Volunteers pelted stones; police retaliates with tear gas shells

At least 4 persons including a lady personnel of the 9 IRB were reported injured in a clash between a violent volunteers of Thangmeiband Kendra Development Organisation (TAKDO) and state security force at Thangal Bazar near Kasturi Bridge at around 12 noon today. TAKDO had imposed Khwairambandh Keithel Bandh from 5am to 6 pm today in protest against the state government decision to construct temporary market shed in the middle of Thangal Bazar road. Yesterday too the TAKDO impose band at Thangal bazaar against the construction of the temporary market shed and at least two ladies were injured in scuffled between vendor ladies of Khwairambandh Keithel and lady volunteers of TAKDO. As government fails to bring any amicable solution to the problem, the TAKDO announced 13 hours bandh at all Khwairambandh Keithel area today starting from 5 am.
A t around 11 am large number of TAKDO volunteers pelted stones towards the police which were stopping them near Kasturi-Bridge at Thangal Bazaar.
Eyewitness said that police retaliates the attack by firing around 10 rounds of tear gas shell to control the violent protestors. At least four persons including a 9th IRB personnel were injured in the clash. The police personnel reportedly injured after being hit by stone threw by the protestor. Three protestors were hurt in police action to control them. 
The injured 9th IRB personnel have been identified as Maisnam Aruna of Langmeidong. She was hit by stone on her chest and was admitted to Raj Medicity. The three injured person are Leikangbam Somorjit (46)  son of late L.Yaima of Thangmeiband Thingel Maru, Sarangthem Daneshor (42) son of S. Daballo and Ayui Hangyo (36) son of Mayarthung of Khuyathong ABC goddown.
Because of the bandh almost all shops and business establishment at Thangal Bazaar and Nagamapal area remain close.

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