Cachar

Accountant commits suicide in Tezpur – Suicide note on Congress MLA

A head accountant of Assam government’s Irrigation department allegedly committed suicide here, police said on Monday. The head accountant Mothur Chandra Nath, currently posted in Udalguri district, hanged himself last night at his residence here. In a 22-page suicide note, he blamed the sitting Congress MLA from Sonai in Cachar district Enamul Haque Laskar for […]

The Assam Legislative Assembly

The Assam Legislative Assembly

Since 1826, the British ruled Assam as a part of Bengal under a Commissioner. With the annexation and clubbing of Cachar, Naga Hills, Khasi and Jaintia Hills and Garo Hills, the territorial area of Assam grew to 30,000 sq miles. Soon it became difficult for the British to run such a vast area. The Lt. […]

The great BETRAYAL, ANNEXATION & the UPRISINGS in Assam

The great BETRAYAL, ANNEXATION & the UPRISINGS in Assam

On the eve of the Anglo-Burmese war in Feb 1824, David Scott, the Agent to the Governor General on the North Eastern Frontier assured the Assamese of non-interference by a proclamation issued declaring that they were not led by the thirst of conquest but were forced to defend the frontier. It appeared that the British would […]