Snapshots: Nagaland on the edge
A section of the gathering attending the funeral held at Kohima Town on February 1. More than 5000 people gathered to mourn the demise of the two people killed during the violent protests that erupted aftermath announcement by the State Government to go ahead with the ULBs election in Nagaland on January 31. (Morung Photo)
Volunteers help clear the road to allow an ambulance to pass during the ongoing indefinite bandh in Dimapur on February 1. The ambulance was returning from Guwahati, bound for Imphal. (Morung Photo)
Image of the government bike burned down by volunteers in High School Junction, Kohima on February 1.
Women and onlookers in Chumukedima mourn as the convoy carrying the mortal remains of the two Naga youth who were killed are taken to Kohima. Hundreds line-up in several places from Dimapur to Kohima to pay respect as the convoy made its journey to the state capital. (Morung Photo)
Volunteers vandalize NPF Mokokchung Division office during the bandh in Mokokchung on February 1. The bandh witnessed sporadic violence as volunteers went on a rampage vandalizing some offices including that of the Mokokchung Deputy Commissioner’s office, NPF Mokokchung Division office and the Election Office Mokokchung. (Morung Photo)
Concrete rings block the National Highway during the ongoing indefinite bandh to protest against the State Government’s decision to go ahead with the ULBs election in Nagaland on February 1. (Morung Photo)
The charred remains of a Nagaland Government vehicle lies on the middle of the highway adjacent to the Diphupar village gate on February 1. It was informed that the vehicle was reportedly burnt during the wee hours of February 1. (Morung Photo)
A private vehicle belonging to an advisor to the Chief Minister was damaged at PR Hill junction by Angami Youth Organisation (AYO) volunteers. The volunteers stated that the advisor along with his driver was travelling to and fro near P.R hill junction despite the restrictions on government officials. The car was reportedly burned around 4:00 pm. (Morung Photo)
A group of women casually sit on a fallen tree kept to block the NH-29 to restrict vehicular movements at 6th Mile, Dimapur. (Morung Photo)
Police personnel deployed at 3rd Mile in Dimapur on February 1. (Photo by Manen Aier)
Streets in Kohima wear a deserted look as normal life came to a standstill in the state capital following a bandh called by Angami Youth Organization (AYO) on February 1.
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