Assam writer arrested for Facebook post on Bijapur Naxal attack

Guwahati police arrested an Assamese writer on April 6 over a Facebook post on the security forces after 22 personnel were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chattisgarh. The 48-year old Assamese writer Sikha Sarma received backlash after her post on Facebook questioning the terminology "martyr" used with regards to the slain soldiers.