Taj Group hotel in Guwahati accused of profiling

Three Assam-based Muslim men, one of them in the Army Medical Corps (AMC), have written to the Taj Group of Hotels accusing their four-star establishment in Guwahati of racial profiling and harassment.

Imran Hussain Laskar, Sahab Uddin and Zahid Islam Barbhuiyan had checked in to Taj Vivanta on Friday after missing a flight to Delhi because the train from Silchar town had run late.

The trio is from Barak Valley in southern Assam. While Mr. Laskar is a non-commissioned officer and working as a dental hygienist in the AMC in Imphal, Manipur, Mr. Uddin owns a college in Badarpur town, near Silchar, and Mr. Barbhuiyan is a teacher.

“Nothing happened when we checked in to room 226 at about 2 p.m. after paying upfront, including ₹2,000 for an extra bed. We went out and returned at 4 p.m. to find…

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