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Guest Blog: The tomorrow that never was

4 Jul 2012, 18:04

Of the many 'if-only' thoughts haunting the 1.6 lakh residents of Majuli Island, ravaged by the Brahmaputra River and threatened with complete submergence by this year’s floods, perhaps a significant one is ‘If only Sanjoy Ghose was alive today’. But that is a hope extinguished fifteen years ago, on this day (July 4), with his abduction and murder by ULFA militants, on the very island that he struggled to save from obliteration.

Guest Blog: The tomorrow that never was

4 Jul 2012, 17:57

Of the many 'if-only' thoughts haunting the 1.6 lakh residents of Majuli Island, ravaged by the Brahmaputra River and threatened with complete submergence by this year's floods, perhaps a significant one is ‘If only Sanjoy Ghose was alive today’. But that is a hope extinguished fifteen years ago, on this day (July 4), with his abduction and murder by ULFA militants, on the very island that he struggled to save from obliteration.