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Huge compensation for Gendamari victims

The Assam government on Monday has announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs 6 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased and free medical treatment for the injured Gendamari. Six killed on the spot while another succumbed to injuries on the way to the GMCH. Nine other people have been undergoing treatment at the GMCH. The district has embroiled in violence since October 20 after Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council elections declared scheduled to be held in between November 13 and 25. The Non Rabhas demand exclusion of non Rabha areas from the Council.

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