How one couple fought for the NRC in Assam1 min read . Updated: 03 Aug 2018, 12:02 AM IST
Calls for removing 'illegal immigrants' from the electoral rolls were growing since 1979, and the flashpoint was the genocide that claimed nearly 2,000 lives across 14 villages on 18 February 1983
Guwahati/ Kokrajhar: The Nellie massacre of 1983 was a turning point in Assam’s troubled history, and the raging differences between the state’s indigenous population and illegal immigrants, mostly Muslims, from across the border.
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