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Tribal Question in Assam

Tribal Question in Assam Monirul Hussain The tribals of Assam, particularly of the Brahmaputra valley, have historically contributed towards the emergence and growth of the Asamiya nationality and its language, literature and composite culture. A large number of tribals have identified themselves fully with the Asamiyas and have even given up their mother-tongue/ dialect The tribals in no way pose a threat to the identity of the relatively advanced Asamiyas. In fact, if any group in Assam faces an identity crisis, it is the autochthon tribals.

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