Assam

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Laxmi Orang, Assam United Democratic Front

Article Date: 
23 Mar 2009

Stripped naked and brutally assaulted by a violent mob in broad daylight, she had to run for her life in Guwahati on November 24, 2007. The barbaric incident, captured graphically on TV, which shocked the nation, took place when this young adivasi girl travelled 258 km from her village to the State capital for the first time to take part in a rally by the All-Adivasi Students’ Association of Assam (AASAA) to demand Scheduled Tribe status for the adivasis of Assam...

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My Meeting With a Former ULFA

By: on 22 Mar 2009

Imagine my absolute happiness when a former wannabe ULFA and actual AASU Agitator who got packed off to study architecture in Chandigarh (and so didn’t join ULFA), was more than happy to introduce me to his friend, S.

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