Sons of a Blood­ied Soil

India Today - - COVER STORY -

The tran­quil banks of the Brahma­pu­tra have wit­nessed re­cur­rent and bloody clashes over the con­tin­u­ing mi­grant in­flux from Bangladesh. The All As­sam Stu­dents Union ( AASU) led a sixyear- long agi­ta­tion be­tween 1979 and 1985, which wit­nessed In­dia’s blood­i­est car­nage at Nel­lie on Fe­bru­ary 18, 1983. Lalung tribes­men butchered

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