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Leaders that Assam needs today

Leaders that Assam needs today

While answering this question everyone will have separate answers and reasons to prove them right. If someone goes for change in political system, another one will go for development in separate fields and some people may say that the need of this hour is independence. But, very few people speak up with analysis. Advertisements To […]

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

By- Dilip Dutta Advertisements 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 […]

Hiuen Tsang, Sukapha to the Treaty of YANDABOO

Hiuen Tsang, Sukapha to the Treaty of YANDABOO

After the death Bhaskar Varman in 650 A.D, Kamarupa came under the rule of the Salastambha dynasty till 900 A.D. Then the Pallas ruled the kingdom from 900 A.D to 1100 A.D. With the fall of Pallas, Kamarupa disintegrated to a number of principalities with the emergence of powerful landlords known as Bhuyans till the […]

Global Investment – Impact on PRE and POST Colonial Assam

Global Investment – Impact on PRE and POST Colonial Assam

Pre-colonial Assam had a feudal economy. The Assamese king was the absolute owner of all land except the royal grants of land to the high officials in the administration and the grants to the temple and Vaishnavite Satras (monasteries). The peasantry had no private property (land). As there were plenty of land available with a […]