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Assam Writer Arrested Over FB Post, Comments On Maoist Attack Goes Viral

Assamese writer Sikha Sarma (48) was arrested on April 6, over a Facebook post and is under custody under multiple charges including sedition. The post said, "Salaried professionals who die in the line of duty can’t be termed martyrs. Going by that logic, the workers of the electricity department who die....Do not make people sentiment, media”. However, the case was registered at Dispur police station in Guwahati.

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 07:25 PM / by Sohini Mandal

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