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Tea worker released from Silchar detention camp

BRIEFS: The labour of a tea garden was served a notice saying he was a 'foreigner' and sent to detention camp on June 24, 2016
Workers pluck leaves at a tea garden
Workers pluck leaves at a tea garden
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The Telegraph   |   Agartala   |   Published 27.02.20, 08:46 PM

Sukhdev Ree, 48, a resident of Hailakandi district in Assam, was released from Silchar detention camp on bail on Thursday after 43 months.

Ree, a labourer of a tea garden in Algapur, was served a notice saying he was a “foreigner” and sent to detention camp on June 24, 2016. After release, Ree said he had lost confidence in the government and was fed up with its lackadaisical attitude.


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