Assam writer arrested for Facebook post on Bijapur Naxal attack

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Published on April 7, 2021 - Duration: 01:02s

Assam writer arrested for Facebook post on Bijapur Naxal attack

Guwahati police arrested an Assamese writer on April 6 over a Facebook post on the security forces after 22 personnel were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chattisgarh.

The 48-year old Assamese writer Sikha Sarma received backlash after her post on Facebook questioning the terminology "martyr" used with regards to the slain soldiers.


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Assam

State in northeast India
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Guwahati

Metropolis in Assam, India
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Chhattisgarh

State in central India
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