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Violence in Assam has subsided, but anxieties of land and identity are still haunting the people

HARSH MANDER | Oct 18, 2012, TNN Although Assam has disappeared from the front pages of national newspapers, large populations still live in makeshift, underserved camps, racked by memory, fear and uncertainty, with little prospect of an early return to… Continue Reading →

Appeal for Contributions for Relief Camps in Assam

Over two lakh persons are still housed in relief camps in Dhubri, Chirang and Kokrajhar districts of Lower Assam, in the wake of a series of violent clashes. This is down to about half the peak of nearly five lakh… Continue Reading →

The Myth of the Bangladeshi and Violence in Assam: Nilim Dutta

AUGUST 16, 2012 Guest post by NILIM DUTTA, kafila.org Map credit: idsa.in The recent spate of violence that began in the Kokrajhar district of Assam in the month of July 2012 and then spread to the adjoining districts of the Bodoland Territorial… Continue Reading →

Outbreak of Violence of in Mumbai – ASSAM AND BURMA KILLING OF MUSLIMS- #mustread

  OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE IN MUMBAI – ASSAM AND BURMA KILLING OF MUSLIMS   Asghar Ali Engineer   (Secular Perspective August 16-31, 2012)   The way things were happening for last few weeks it was not surprising that violence on… Continue Reading →

Bringing Bangladeshi Angle to Assamese Ethnic Conflict is Disservice to the Nation

      V.K. Tripathi, IIT Delhi                The ethnic violence between Bodos and Muslims in Bodo territorial region of Assam is a national calamity. It has taken a toll of 65 innocent lives (besides the scores of… Continue Reading →

This land is my Land- How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal?

How are demographics changing in Assam and Bengal? And what does this mean for ‘indigenous’ communities? Garga Chatterjee considers the argument for territorial purity, in the Friday Times, Pakistan’s First Independent Weekly Paper This land is my land 2 0 Bodo women cry at a relief… Continue Reading →

Assam riots: Real issue is development

    Ram Puniyani says end of propaganda politics can help people understand actual problems, in Tehelka ALSO READ “For us this is not a communal dispute, but like a family dispute, where two brothers fight with each other”  The curse… Continue Reading →

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