Akhil Gogoi

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Akhil Gogoi: Indian activist
Akhil Gogoi is an Indian peasant leader and RTI activist from Assam. Over the years he has been leading many anti-graft movements in the state. Gogoi came to national attention after he was awarded the Shanmugam Manjunath Integrity Award in 2008 for his relentless fight against corruption In 2010, he was awarded the national Right to Information Award by Public Cause Research Foundation ( for his role in exposing a 12.5 million scam in Sampoorna Gram Rozgar Yojna in the Golaghat district of Assam. Gogoi is the founder Secretary of Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti - a left wing peasant organisation based in Assam.


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Akhil Gogoi alleges torture in custody, claims NIA offered bail if he joined RSS, BJP

Anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi in a letter from jail on Tuesday alleged physical and mental torture in custody and claimed that he was offered instant bail by NIA interrogators if he joined either the..
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SC rejects activist Akhil Gogoi's bail plea in anti-CAA protests case

The Supreme Court denied bail on Thursday to activist Akhil Gogoi, who is lodged in jail for his alleged role in the violent anti-CAA protests in Assam.
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Akhil Gogoi’s anti-CAA stir terror acts, not satyagraha: HC

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Protests across Assam demanding release of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, repeal of CAA

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More than 100 writers demand proper medical treatment for jailed Akhil Gogoi

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Akhil Gogoi gets bail as NIA fails to file chargesheet within 90 days, but will remain in jail

An NIA court on Tuesday granted bail to activist Akhil Gogoi, arrested in December last year for his alleged role in violence during anti-CAA protests, after the agency failed to file a charge sheet..
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Akhil Gogoi remanded to judicial custody for 14 days

A special NIA court here Thursday remanded peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who had been arrested by the agency, to judicial custody for 14 days. The special court also turned down NIA's plea to extend his..
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NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's house in Guwahati

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said...
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Akhil Gogoi, arrested amid protests over citizenship law, sent to 10-day NIA custody

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