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Indian Army undermines Bengalis

Indian Army undermines Bengalis

While India proclaims itself as not only a secular country but also a country, where people of every religion, sect and language enjoy equal status, the Indian Army very unfortunately has been undermining the vast Bangla speaking population in West Bengal by ignoring the justified demand of forming Bengal Regiment. Currently there are 23 Regiments […]

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

By- Dilip Dutta Advertisements People from East Bengal prior to creation of Bangladesh has migrated to both Burma (Myanmar these days) and Assam. To Arakan of Burma (current day Rakhine State of Myanmar) started at least 600 years ago due to Arakan rulers having a cosy relationship with the Sultanate of Bengal. There is no […]

Half A CENTURY onto the Assam State Language Bill – The Poison Chalice

By- Dilip Dutta Agreeing to the central administration directive issued in 1959 on state languages, the then inept Chief Minister of Assam Bimala Prasad Chaliha, hastily introduced the Delhi directives to make Assamese the only State Language of Assam. On 16 April the Bengali speakers of Cachar District of Assam rejected Chaliha’s plan and decided […]

Unification over Denationalization in Assam – Citizens must act before militants

Unification over Denationalization in Assam – Citizens must act before militants

Before militants like ULFA or Maoists grab the opportunity due to our lack of vision, a reconciliation process in Assam to foster unity amidst different ethnicity and express apology for the decades of de-nationalizing them is required from us. By – Priyankan Goswami Ever since the Republic of India came into existence more than six decade ago, […]