Churchandpur saw a spike in violence on September 1 when eight people were killed following clashes between mob and police after a minister’s house was set on fire.
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The violence has been triggered by the passage of three controversial bills by the Assembly on Monday, August 31, which has caused resentment among the tribals who fear that their land rights would be snatched by outsiders.
This, however, is the state of this Northeastern state for a while now. The Centre, media and the rest of the country continue to distract themselves with other seemingly more ‘significant’ issues. When will India look east, for real?
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