Probable options cementing the faultlines in assam gurudas das broadly, there are three areas that give rise to conflict situations in assam, viz, the ethnic composition of the social. Assam's fragile peace could be unraveling as its ethnic fault lines resurfaced again last week, claiming over thirty lives within the muslim community according to unconfirmed reports, over fifty people are still missing the attack came just a week after parliamentary elections were held in the. The indian state of assam: origins and causes of conflict there is a history of violent conflict over land in assam between the indigenous bodo tribals and ethnic bengali muslim settlers dating back to 1952. Ethnic clashes in india's northeastern assam province have left 32 dead as of wednesday and sent an estimated 150,000 fleeing their homes to escape the violence. Rights of children affected by communal violence in assam (india) assam, a state in north east india, shares borders with the islamic country of such ethnic conflicts are not new in the bodo territory of assam. View ethnic conflicts in assam research papers on academiaedu for free.
South sudan conflict: bentiu 'ethnic slaughter' condemned 21 april 2014 share this with facebook there have been numerous reports of rebels killing ethnic dinkas and the army targeting nuers since the conflict broke out in december 2013 has changed hands several times during the. Understanding the historical conflicts behind today's violence in assam by arpita bhattacharyya posted on august 29 manipur, meghalaya, tripura, and mizoram the surrounding countries' cultures have influenced assam, creating a patchwork of ethnic, religious. Ethnic conflicts in south asia: ethnic conflict, in the recent years although the north-east simmers with socio-political problems, it appears that the major problem of assam regarding the issue of erstwhile bangladeshis has been put to rest. Bangladeshi is but one of the names under which ethnic conflict over resources, market access and political power is playing out in the present. Has translated into a string of armed separatist movements and inter-group ethnic conflicts that have become the enduring feature of its politics out first in naga hills district of erstwhile assam state, to be followed by similar armed movement in the lushai hills district of that state.
International journal of scientific and research publications, volume 6, issue 7, july 2016 494 issn 2250- 3153 wwwijsrporg ethnic politics in assam: conflict and accommodation. Archiving the bodo conflict in assam 17k likes the bodos are the largest plains tribe of assam, constituting 486% of assam's population for more. Division in assam he has been awarded a phd from ignou for his study on northeast ethnic conflicts have occurred in almost all parts of the world where under developed or ethnic conflict and harmonization: a study of manipur 7 of 26. Environmental refugees fleeing extreme weather events in bangladesh are arguably an exacerbating factor of ethnic violence in assam (ziegler in violent clashes with migrants over land and land rights and has since demanded a separate state for bodos in assam (singh, 2010) conflict.
The present article is an attempt to critically understand the bodoland conflict in assam especially as to how the bodos demand for an autonomous or separate territory on ethnic lines can be seen as a similarly majoritarian approach to democracy. Ethnic conflict in assam created date: 20160810015357z. Ethnic and religious conflicts in india author varshney ashutosh india is characterized by more ethnic and religious groups than most other countries of the world ethnic conflict in assam of the three conflicts mentioned. Page 1 child victims of ethnic conflict a case study of assam pdf file is about child victims of ethnic conflict a case study of assam is available in several types of edition. Goswami, uddipana,conflict and reconciliation: the politics of ethnicity in assam (new delhi: she has produced a timely and readable book on the ethnic conflicts and efforts towards reconciliation among the contesting and competing ethnic groups in assam. 48 tribal land alienation and ethnic conflict shortcomings in the legal provisions some authors have pointed to the irony that in the amended version of the assam land regulation act 1886.
The ethnic conflict in nagaland, in northeastern india, is an ongoing conflict fought between the ethnic nagas and the governments of india and myanmar. Ethnic conflict in assam, india by: this african chick- uzo ofili events: why they scrappin' opinions and solutions who is right solution bibliography assam accord of 1985 nellie massacre of 1983 all assam student union 1979 partition of 1947 cause of conflict continued causes of conflict which. At the root of the ethnic conflict is a history of violence, political opportunism and the continuing presence of arms in a region where a peace accord did not resolve core issues.
Conflict in assam 1 with the muslim settlers the violence took place around the rapid growth of the muslim population areas ethnic conflicts contributed to deepen insecurities among the bodos with muslims 11 history records continuing violence. The bodoland demand: genesis of an ethnic conflict sumit kumar sarma department of humanities and social sciences, indian institute of technology, guwahati, india 'bodoland' an exclusive homeland of the bodos in assam.