Inside Story – Why does violence continue to plague Assam?

No end to vote bank politics: Bodos have bee forced to become refugees in their homeland. Muslim settlers from Bangladeshi occupied Bodoland inch by inch and Bodos to live in refugee camps. Muslim influx into Assam has drastically changed the demographic profile in the state. of the 24 districts in Assam, 14 districts have Muslim majority. Today, of the 126 seats in Assam Assembly, 54 seats are influenced by Bangladeshi immigrants.

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