All educational institutions, business centres and public facilities were shut while buses and trucks went off the roads. Attendance in government offices was thin.
But activists opposed to the government decision claimed there was no land dispute.
Said a spokesperson for a group spearheading the agitation, H. Dijen: "People shall continue the agitation till the hospital is relocated at Sagolmang."
Thousands of women and youths in Khundrakpam assembled on Tuesday night carrying torchlight and took out a 12 km-long procession.
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