Author: Hareshwar Barman

Hareshwar Barman is a farmer and an activist. He has been associated with the revolutionary left movement in Assam for over three decades. Formerly, he was the president of the United Revolutionary Movements Council of Assam (URMCA).

August 2, 2017 /

On 30 June 2017, almost two hundred protesters who had gathered together to draw attention of the Assam government towards the concerns of the citizens of the state in relation to the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Doubtful voters (D-voters) issue at Kharbazaar in Assam’s Goalpara district were dispersed by the district police administration during which an youth named Yakub Ali was shot dead by the police.