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Traces of Bodo-Immigrant clashes seen in the Panchayat Elections in Assam

In the recently concluded Panchayat elections in Jonai constituency in Assam, the allied force of Gana Shakti has come out as a force to be reckoned with, by being able to win a large number of seats. The Jonai constituency comes under the North Lakhimpur Lok Sabha Constituency. Incidentally, Jonai constituency has an ex-AGP converted into Congress MLA named Mr.…

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TALES OF UNWANTED PEOPLE-PERSPECTIVES ON THE RECENT BODO-IMMIGRANTS CLASHES IN ASSAM

That illegal immigration of Bangladeshis to Assam is a serious problem is an undisputable fact. Assam shares a 272-km-long border with Bangladesh out of which most of the stretch is still unfenced. The large scale infiltration from the other side of the border has is not only threatening to demographic profile of Assam but also its cultures. Though the exact…

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BODO-ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS CLASH HAUNTS ASSAM AGAIN

The clash between bodos and Illegal immigrants is back again. The trouble erupted when four Bodo youth were hacked to death by the residents of the Muslim dominated Jayapur village in Kokhrajhar. But the violence is not limited to kokhrajhar anymore and has spread to the district of Dhubri too. The death toll according has reached 32 and thousands have…

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