Voices from Assam

An insider’s take on the situation: what is real vs the rumours that have been spreading

Thousands of people turn up for a rally organised by the All Assam Students’ Union at Latasil Field, Guwahati, on 12th December, 2019 (Source)

Before I start this article, let me tell you a little but about my homeland, Assam — a north-eastern province of the largest democracy in the world, India. From 1979–1985 the Assam Agitation took place. This was a largely non-violent protest by the natives of Assam against illegal…