'Son of the soil' CM Sarbananda Sonowal has kept Assam steady amid NRC woes

The situation in Assam could have been worse -- a lot worse. Much of the credit for control of politics and repeated reassurance that no one will be a loser and everyone will win must go to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, after the National Register of Citizens (NRC) left out nearly 4 million names of people who consider themselves Assamese, including those whose families have been living in Assam for decades.     It is no exaggeration to say that after 1946-47, the NRC has the potential to divide India, leaving a huge mass of people disenfranchised. It doesn't help that.....

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