Secret Killings of Assam


About the Book:                  

Secret Killings – These two words symbolize the darkness period of Assam’s political history, when hundreds lost their lives as the State launched a counter insurgency operation through extra judicial killings.


About the Book:

The State launches a counter-insurgency operation through extra judicial killings and burst open a legacy of hate. Guns boom, there is enough blood and gore and total mayhem prevails. In Secret Killings of Assam, the writers give a vivid account of individual experiences and details how Assam got caught in the whirlpool of revenge killings during the period 1998 to 2001
– the darkest chapter of the state’s political history.


About the Author:


Mrinal Talukdar : An incident journalist and a veteran of conflict reporting of North East India for over two decades. He was the head of the region for UNI. He is also a well known documentary film maker both nationally and internationally besides being an adventure travel writer and a popular television journalist.


Utpal Borpujari : A geologist-turned-journalist, has been writing on politics, Northeast India and cinema for over 19 years. Before deciding to follow his heart in the world of cinema, he worked with The Sentinel in Guwahati and PTI and Deccan Herald in New Delhi, where he is based now.


Kaushik Deka : An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, is currently working with the India Today. Though he condemns the Secret Killings, he believes ULFA is the worst menace to have hit the state after Independence. He is presently the Northeast correspondent of India Today.


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Book Specification

ISBN : 987-93-81139-43-1
Pages : 206 (Paper Back)
Year of pub. : 2008
Size: 1/16 double crown