UP Elections 2017: Will Azamgarh finally lose its ‘terror’ tag?

azamgarhThe debate in Azamgarh, eastern Uttar Pradesh, the debate back to terror. As UP polls this year, there would be a lot of focus on this town which has been branded a terror nursery.

The discourse around terror does not seem to end. Just when the people had forgotten the 2008 Batla House encounter came the conviction of Assadullah Akthar in connection with 2013 Dilsukhnagar blasts.

Assadullah, the son of Javed Akthar, a popular doctor in Azamgarh was sentenced to death along with Yasin Bhatkal and others for their roles in the Hyderabad, Dilsukhnagar blasts.

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