Troubled Periphery: The Crisis of India's North East By Subir Bhaumik
Publisher: Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd | 2009-12-08 | ISBN: 132102371 | Pages: 324 | PDF | 741.52 kB
This book maps the evolution of India s North-East into a constituent region of the republic and analyzes the perpetual crisis in the region since Independence. It highlights how linguistic and leadership issues have long been the seed of contention in the region and how factors like ethnicity, ideology, and religion further aggravate the conflicts. It also throws light on the major insurgencies, internal displacements, protest movements, and the regional drug and weapons trade in the region. Finally, it suggests a policy framework to combat the crises.