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Identity issues in Northeast India

Ruma Bhattacharya

Identity issues in Northeast India

by Ruma Bhattacharya

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Published by Akansha Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Tribes,
  • Congresses,
  • Ethnicity,
  • Women

  • About the Edition

    Papers presented at a national seminar on Identities in Northeast India with special reference to Tripura, held at Kabi Nazrul Mahavidyalaya during 17-18 July 2010.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Ruma Bhattacharya
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 I34 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 201 p. :
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25110959M
    ISBN 108183702945
    ISBN 109788183702942
    LC Control Number2011350994
    OCLC/WorldCa758622439

    Tibeto-Burman Languages of North East India / Chainary, Swarna Prabha Neolithic Culture of North East India (with special reference to Manipur) / Devi, Naorem Ambravati & Singh, Manoj Kumar Development Perspectives in North East India: A Holistic Overview / Pant, R.M. & . Beginning with the earliest challenge of the nation-building process in India, this highly diverse and multicultural region has, through its multiple identity movements and militant separatism, thrown up several major issues which have resulted in re-drawing the parameters of the Indian nation-state and helped to re-define the idea of.

    Northeast India Books Showing of 65 Writing on the Wall (Paperback) by. Sanjoy Hazarika (shelved 3 times as northeast-india) Becoming a Borderland: The Politics of Space and Identity in Colonial Northeastern India (Hardcover) by. Sanghamitra Misra (shelved 2 times as northeast-india). The Northeast region of India has over indigenous communities with distinct cultural identities and strong ties with their land. Because of this connection and the knowledge they have acquired over generations through stories and myths, they understand the complexities of nature and its resilience.

    Introduction The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states – Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim [1] – a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor, and surrounded by many countries such as Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh and China, is the setting for a multitude of conflict that undermines the idea of India as a.   Emerging Literatures from Northeast India is an amalgam of critical perceptions on writings emanating from the region on issues of identity construct, on hidden colonial burdens that refuse to leave and on the key role that oral traditions continue to play and will do so for some time in any study of the region.. Within the ambit of 'emerging' literatures, this book takes into consideration Reviews: 1.


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Identity issues in Northeast India by Ruma Bhattacharya Download PDF EPUB FB2

Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India. London: Routledge India, India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed Identity issues in Northeast India book for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy.

This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the Cited by: 3. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: editors, Sukalpa Bhattacharjee, Rajesh Dev.

In many senses, India's Northeast has been an enigma to the rest of the country. Beginning with the earliest challenge of the nation-building process in India, this highly diverse and multicultural region has, through its multiple identity movements and militant separatism, thrown up several major issues which have resulted in re-drawing the parameters of the Indian nation-state and /5(2).

The book, while providing a historical background of political integration and its fallout in Northeast India since independence, examines the continuity and change of India’s policy towards its northeastern region and the economic potentials of this policy.

Category: Political Science Troubled Periphery. I provide two examples, shared Northeast identity in response to racism and broader ethnic inclusion based on shared cosmopolitanism.

The former is a mass category in which virtually anyone from the Northeast can slip into, whereas the second relates specifically to speakers of a common language divided by international and internal borders Cited by: 3. The identity movement in North East India is one of the serious issues which possess a great threat towards the people of North East India.

It highly violates human rights. Therefore, there is a need for state initiatives coordinated by the central government for a multi -pronged approach towards the prevailing insecurity in t he region.

The book highlights how ethnicity plays a vital role in the construction of one's identity and the emmergence of ethnic insurgency in the region. Moreover, the book also made a good mention of Reviews: 1. A major cause of the ethnopolitical movements of Northeast India is traced to the identity crisis, which is rooted, inter alia, in the conflict with the spirit or mindset that imposed “tribal” identity to the otherwise proud, innovative, and freedom loving people.

Religious massacres in the Punjab and in the streets of the national capital of Delhi, Military occupation of tribal regions on the Indo-Burmese frontier. Bitter mobilization and counter-mobilization to glorify or resist the revival of sati, the immolation of a woman on her husband's funeral pyre.

Fisherfolk, forest dwellers and agricultural laborers protesting "development" policies that. The Northeast India as we understand today is not a mere political construct imposed on us by external hegemony.

It is a civilizational category with concrete historical and cultural foundation. The future destiny of the peoples of this region is bound together not only by history and geography alone but also by their existential realities.

The management of public affairs in northeast India has been in focus in the regional, national and world press in recent years. Much of the attention has been confined to insurgency, the ‘foreign nationals’ issue, tribal ‘uprisings’, ‘brutalities’ committed by the security forces, ‘involvement’ of foreign agencies in the area, political ‘horse-trading’ and floods.

CHAPTER II Ethnic Identity Movements in Northeast India The ethnic identity movements in NEI involve a combination of both what have been called ‘primordial’ and ‘instrumental’1 elements, which have deep-rooted historical, social, economic and political foundations.

In some parts of the northeast, the issue of ethnic identity assertion is related to migration that resulted in a sense of exclusion. This region since Independence witnessed migration of Bangladeshis, Nepalese and migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states – Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim.

North East India is a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor - Silghuri Corridor (also known as Chicken Neck - with a narrow width of only 23 kilometers.).

North Eastern India has been facing problems of insurgency for near 5 decades. This book discusses the history of unrest and conflict in Northeast India from to the present day. A perceptive study on public policy and its delivery in the region, the volume highlights that a crisis of governance, security and development has emerged in the Northeast because of the way various government institutions and agencies have been functioning in the area.

Papers presented at the Seminar on "Ethnicity, Culture, and Nationalism: Problems in the Context of North-East India", held in Sept. at the North Eastern Hill University. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review.

Description. India’s North-East has been the subject of much debate and interpretations since Independence. Beginning with the earliest challenge to the nation-building process, this highly diverse and multicultural region has, through its multiple identity movements and militant separatism, thrown up several major issues that have resulted in the redrawing of the parameters of the Indian.

The chapters here highlight the key issues confronted by the Northeast in recent times: its history, politics, economy, gender equations, migration, ethnicity, literature and traditional performative practices.

Ethnicity In North East India Is A Collection Of Eleven Original Essays Offered By Renowned Teachers And Experienced Researchers To Acquaint Wide Readers About The Dynamic Nature Of Ethnicity In.

In many senses, India's Northeast has been an enigma to the rest of the country. Beginning with the earliest challenge of the nation-building process in India, this highly diverse and multicultural region has, through its multiple identity movements and militant separatism, thrown up several major issues which have resulted in re-drawing the parameters of the Indian nation-state and helped to.

in India. The project had listed languages of which belonging to the Tibeto-Burman group and Mon-Khmer group are spoken in Northeast India.

(Bhaumik S., ). For the past several decades the Northeast has received a continuous flow of economic.North-East India: Demography, Culture and Identity Crisis B.

P. SINGH I. Introduction THE management of public affairs in northeast India has been in focus in the regional, national and world press in recent years. Much of the attention has been confined to insurgency, the 'foreign nationals' issue.Problems of tribal communities Issues of tribal development, integration and autonomy have confronted the Indian society right from the British rule in India.

Complexity of Indian tribal population made the task of integration and autonomy even difficult.