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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 […]

Assam farmer killing and role of Akhil Gogoi

Assam farmer killing and role of Akhil Gogoi

By- Priyankan Goswami Akhil Gogoi, for the people of Assam is now more than a RTI activist or farmers leader. He is now a symbol of rebellion for whom both the young and the old takes to the streets at a single call of him. As termed by ULFA Supremo Paresh Baruah Akhil Gogoi is […]

Reasons why AGP should not win Assam Assembly Election

Reasons why AGP should not win Assam Assembly Election

By- Priyanuj Gohain Assam Gana Parishad (AGP), the party that is known as the spearhead of regionalism politics in Assam is the most untrustworthy one, which has only a history of betraying its own people. It has come to power twice in the last two and a half decades using emotion of the Assamese as […]