Guwahati: Normal life in Assam was affected on Thursday during the bandh called by the NDA and several other parties, including the opposition AGP, to protest the hike in petrol prices.
     
Schools and colleges were closed besides some financial institutions. Government offices reported thin attendance while vehicular traffic was off the road.
    
Bandh supporters blocked train movement by squatting on the railway tracks at Maligaon but police evicted them, police sources said.
    
"Their is no report of any untoward incident and the situation is normal", Assam director general of police Jayanta Narayan Choudhury said.

(Agencies)

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