Around 2000 people participated in the protest and blocked the area and shouted slogans against Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP.
Slogans were also raised against Phnai Bhusan Choudhury, Keshab Mahanta and Atul Bora
The protest began at around 12 pm and continued for an hour till 1 pm.
The NH-37 (A) was completely blocked during this one hour and vehicular traffic came to a grinding halt during this period.
Tezpur AASU president Arup Talukdar said, “Assamese people will not alive as a second class citizen like Tripura.”
“We have our won culture and identity and we will let others destroy it,” he added.