The Assam violence slipped off from the hand of government by increasing the death rate up to 27 within 36 hours.
In the Baksa district in Assam, seven bodies have been found by overnight which raise the death rate
After killings by suspected Bodo rebels, government imposed a curfew and shoot at sight orders have been given in the Kokrajhar, Chirang and Baksa districts in Assam.
Even two years back, the same region witnessed widespread ethnic violence.
Latest development of the region are enlisted below :
-Among the Seven bodies, five were children which were found in Shalbari in Baksa district.
-Curfew has been imposed in the three districts and the Army teams staged flag marches in troubled areas.
-The Union home ministry has sent 10 companies of central para-military forces to Kokrajhar and Baksa and 6 companies of central security forces have reached Kokrajhar.
-The police have arrested 12 people in Baksa and have picked up eight for questioning in Kokrajhar.
-Tarun Gogoi, Assam Chief Minister has called an emergency cabinet meeting this afternoon to take stock of the situation.
-A group of 20 to 25 militants belonging to the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction) stormed Balapara-I village in Kokrajhar in the wee hours on Friday, and fired indiscriminately, killing seven persons on the spot. On Thursday night, three members of a family, including two women, were shot dead and an infant seriously injured by the same group of rebels in the Baksa district.
-The killings took place in three separate attacks in the last 36 hours in the areas falling under the Bodoland Territorial Council.
-A group of 20 to 25 militants belonging to the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (Songbijit faction)
All opposition parties and a section of civil society in Assam have asked for Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi's resignation. All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), which is headed by Dhubri MP Badruddin Ajmal, has demanded the imposition of Presidents' rule in the state.
-The rebels have been fighting for a separate homeland for the region's ethnic Bodo people and the latest round of violence comes just days after voting in the region for the national election on April 24.
-In 2012, the region was subjected to large-riots between Bodos and Muslims. Over a 100 people were killed, and lakhs displaced at that time.