Skip to contentSkip to navigation

All sad and no celebration in kekerikuchi

Its hard to believe but true. For the people of Kekerikuchi, there is no uruka and also no meji to kindle. Its time for them to weep as the bitter memory of the most gruesome murder of seventeen people are still reamining fresh in their minds.

Ten years ago the militants killed these unfortunate people in the villages. A few women were preparing for the uruka feast while some others were busy with making Bihu delicacies. And the children were playing with mejis.

Soon after their arrival, they started indiscriminate firing in the busy uruka evening leaving these including women and children dead on the spot.

The political leaders along with some others rushed to their near and dear ones to assure a lot. But strangely enough, these have not happened. Neither the identified militants have been punished and nor the families have rehabilitated.
Author info

editor's picture

Please send your comments to

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

NTPC Salakati plant to be operatiional soon

15 Dec 2016 - 12:07am | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
The Unit II of the Bongaigaon Thermal Power Project (BgTPP) NTPC, Salakati, Kokrajhar would be commissioned by March, 2017 with supplying power services in the state. Speaking the reporters at NTPC...

Assam MPs take oath in Parliament

5 Jun 2014 - 12:32pm | AT News
All Lok Sabha MPs from Assam took oath in Parliament on Thursday. Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal took oath in Assam along with Rajen Gohain, Kamakhya Prasad Tasha, Biojoya Chakrabarty, Ramen Deka...

Rape allegation strikes sensation in Namrup

31 Mar 2018 - 10:56am | Akshaya Pranab Kalita
NAMRUP: Tension prevails in Namrup a day after a group of villagers handed over a youth charging him with raping a girl three days back while some others have mounted pressure on the police to free...