From Assam to 'little' Assam
Guwahati, Oct. 9 -- Now that the NRC in its present form is done and dusted, defining who is an Assamese is the point of de rigueur and much dissecting discussion in Assam. The people of Assam, the Government, the ruling party and all other political parties have now been caught napping in the matter of NRC, as they did not know nor anticipate what could be the fallout of the final list. Obviously, most of their respective constituents who have been left out are now braying for their blood. Diversionary attempts of the ruling party in tom-toming the benefits of the abrogation of Article 370 have not cut much ice. Hence a subtle attempt has begun in slipping in a third party initiative to shift the goalpost from 1971 to 1951. After having ag...
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