04 August 2013
Members of a tribe in north-east India have begun a 100-hour strike to demand the creation of a separate state in Assam.
The Dimasa tribe want to turn Dima Hasao into their homeland, following on from protests by the neighbouring Karbi tribes people who also demand a separate state.
The calls follow the creation of the new state of Telengana after protests in Andhra Pradesh.
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