Aji (Assamese Daily)

Summary

Aji (meaning Day, Assamese: আজি) is an Assamese language newspaper published in Guwahati, Assam, India. The paper was launched by the Ramdhenu Prakashan Private Limited in March 2000.[1] The founding chief editor was Ajit Kumar Bhuyan.[1]

On 24 March 2009 the executive editor of the paper, Anil Majumdar, was shot dead.[2] Majumdar had been instrumental in reviving the paper, which had become almost defunct, in recent years. Majumdar, possibly had been targeted because he had been "advocating talks between the ULFA and the government".[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 3. Background of the Study" (PhD Thesis). Shodhganga. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Newspaper editor shot dead in Assam". Reuters. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
  3. ^ "Assam editor shot dead". The Telegraph India. Archived from the original on 30 March 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2009.