ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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The Historical Geography of the Assam Violence

The violence in western Assam where armed groups attacked Bengali-speaking Muslims and Bodos needs to be understood in the context of long-term processes of ecological, economic and social change within the larger framework of colonialism and the modern state. Unless the state and its institutions recognise these interconnected linkages, the confl ict will keep recurring, like it has for the past many decades.

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