1984 Photo Contest, Spot News, 3rd prize

Bhawan Singh

India Today

18 February, 1983

A woman overcome with grief at the death of her husband. He was one of thousands of Assamese slaughtered in one of the bloodiest racial conflicts in recent Indian history. Blinded by demands to oust 'foreigners', militants went on a rampage, killing more than 1,200 indiscriminately in the fields of the Nellie district.

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Bhawan Singh

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