After Mahmoud Darwish in Palestine, Agha Shahid Ali in Kashmir and the Miyah poets in Assam
Assamese Muslim organisations condemn letter of support for Miyah poets by academicians, litterateurs, say move is 'damage to secular society'
On 10 July, an FIR was lodged by a journalist named Pranabjit Doloi against 10 Miyah poets and other activists for publishing and promoting a poem titled Write down I am a Miyah written by Hafiz Ahmed.
Academicians, writers condemn FIRs against Assam's Miyah poets, say it is attempt to 'malign and criminalise' them
Miyah poetry, written by Bengali Muslims who have settled in the riverine plains of the Brahmaputra in Assam, has been the subject of much media attention in recent times.