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Biju Govind

Biju Govind is a journalist in India. He is a special correspondent with India's national newspaper The Hindu. He has written over 10,000 reports on various topics. He is based in Kerala.

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Govind first worked for the United News of India (UNI) in New Delhi, reporting on a Tibetan woman seeking the release of her son, who had been arrested by the Chinese police on charges of espionage in 1997. He then joined The Indian Express in Thiruvananthapuram, and thereafter The New Indian Express out of Kochi.

Govind later moved to The Hindu, working from Kozhikode, in June 2001. He now covers politics, organized crime, development issues, infrastructure, and realty. He is best known for his reportage on the Marad riots that occurred between Hindu and Muslim communities in Kozhikode in 2002 and the massacre of nine fishermen again at the seaside village in 2003. He had also covered the Muthanga agitation of Wayanad tribes against the government in 2002.

Govind is one of the first correspondents who reported the infiltration of Maoists in the tri- junction of Tamil Nadu , Karnataka and Kerala.He has also reported about the Indian Mujahideen in Kerala and Islamist modules that recruited Muslim youths for Islamic State fighters in Syria.


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