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A Photo Essay on Assam Riots and Mumbai Violence, 2012

By Mary Ann Chacko-Khan


An image of villages set on fire during the Assam Riots, 2012.



 The mass exodus begins.


 Finally, the army starts patrolling. A little too late.


 Protesters gather at Azad Maidan, Mumbai





Protests at Azad Maidan, Mumbai.


Vandalizing the Amar Jawan (Army Memorial) 

[Mary Ann Chacko-Khan is a doctoral student in the Dept. of Curriculum & Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University. Her dissertation project explores school-police partnerships in Kerala, India. Email:]

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  1. One can hardly say ‘beautiful photographs’ of photo-essays such as this. But still,- beautiful photographs. And that not least becoz in the first few snaps what one sees is no religious community, but poor people, desperate people.

    April 21, 2013

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