Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

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. […]

Parag Kumar Das Killing – No difference between words of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Paresh Baruah

Parag Kumar Das Killing – No difference between words of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Paresh Baruah

By– Priyanuj Gohain Advertisements Afternoon of May 17th, 1996 – the darkest day in history of Assam. Parag Kumar Das was shot dead. Immediately after the killing, the news spread like wildfire much to the shock and grief of the people of Assam, there were two statements. One was by the newly sworn-in Chief Minister […]

Anna Hazare and Akhil Gogoi – How much difference between Political meetings & yours

Anna Hazare and Akhil Gogoi – How much difference between Political meetings & yours

By- Priyankan Goswami In the public meeting at Guwahati protesting corruption, Anna Hazare questioned to a huge gathering Desh ka Pradhan Mantri Malik hona chahiye ki Naukar? (Should the Prime Minister be the owner or the servant of his country?) With this example, a lesson which every student learns in primary school, Anna was trying […]

AGP is destoryed – Justice of Nature

AGP is destoryed – Justice of Nature

By- Priyankan Goswami As the results of the Assembly elections came out, everyone was left wondering why and how the Congress (I) was able to do so well in spite of being charged with numerous charges of corruption and other issues. The issue that no other party could win or do well in Assam in the […]

Reasons why AGP should not win Assam Assembly Election

Reasons why AGP should not win Assam Assembly Election

By- Priyanuj Gohain Assam Gana Parishad (AGP), the party that is known as the spearhead of regionalism politics in Assam is the most untrustworthy one, which has only a history of betraying its own people. It has come to power twice in the last two and a half decades using emotion of the Assamese as […]

ULFA and its historical mistakes

ULFA and its historical mistakes

By- Priyanuj Gohain During the last few weeks, the pro-talk leaders of the United Liberation Front of Assam has admitted to the many killings by the outfit in the last three decade as mistakes and have apologized to the public. As Assam eagerly waits for some decisive conclusion of the Government of India and ULFA […]