ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Kuki Chieftainship in Democratic India

Kukis from North East India continue to practise a traditional chieftainship system, in sharp contrast to the democratic systems in the rest of the country. This has resulted in the impairment of democracy and development in Kuki areas. There is a need to rethink the relationship between the two systems and their prospects within the scope of India’s democracy.



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