IMDT Act 1983

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Foreingners issue in Assam

The Ahom rulers of Assam were very suspicious about any foreigner entering the country. Even trade outside Assam was not encouraged. Assam was a closely guarded country. Immigration began only after the annexation of Assam in 1826. The British considered the sparsely populated country as a land frontier and large scale immigration was encouraged by them from […]

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

Bangladeshi migrants in Assam & Myanmar – Similarities & Differences

By- Dilip Dutta 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 doubt […]