Tarun Bhartiya

District Wise Vaccination rates for Meghalaya

Notice East Khasi Hills, supposedly educationally most advanced of the districts headquartered in Shillong, the hipster town. EKH is trumped decisively by West Garo Hills.

Compare this with Mizoram. Similar geography and religious history.

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It was one of those Court pronouncements that wanted the government to re-impose AFSPA in Garo Hills of Meghalaya to allow Indian security forces to have a free hand in creating public order.

17/11/2015

Students from Garo Hills and their comrades from Khasi Hills were quickly out onto the streets of Shillong.

From Madan Iewrynghep to Meghalaya Secretariat.

I was not sure whether to photograph or join in the slogans. I had never seen a rally so radical and energetic.

Government did not impose AFSPA

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Tarun Bhartiya

Tarun Bhartiya

Middle aged Maithil imagemaker, poet and political activist based in Shillong, India