Guwahati, Mar 30 (PTI) Several trains were cancelled and at least a dozen were stopped midway today after the All Koch-Rajbongshi Students’ Union (AKRSU) organised a ‘rail roko’ at Kokrajhar station, demanding new Kamtapur state.
They also demanded ST status for the Koch-Rajbongshi community during the agitation, officials of Northeast Frontier Railway said.
“Due to the protest, we had to cancelled 10 local trains during morning hours. However, no long-distance trains were cancelled and they were only stopped at various stations in Assam and West Bengal,” a Northeast Frontier Railway Spokesperson said.
Train services became normal after the agitation that began in the morning ended at around 12 noon, the spokesperson added.
No untoward incidents took place during the agitation, a police officer said.
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