ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Identity Politics and Search for Liberation

Tea Tribes of Assam

Assam’s complex social mosaic is at a crossroads with increasing ethnic tensions and alienation among various communities. The tea tribes form a distinct population of Assam and are demanding Scheduled Tribe status from the state. The politicisation and assertion of identity and ethnicity by the tea tribes to counter the unequal distribution of power and resources in present-day Assam has unleashed social and political tensions. 



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Updated On : 13th Apr, 2018

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