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Fear of being classed a ‘foreigner’ spurring suicides in Assam

The fear of being listed as a “doubtful voter” – common in border villages in the state of Assam in northeast India – has led at least five people to take their own lives this year. These individuals chose death rather than be put on the controversial ‘D-list’ and face the risk of losing one’s identity […]

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