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“Learning to love the city in Northeast India” – IIAS Newsletter

The Newsletter 77 Summer 2017 Learning to love the city in Northeast India The rapid urbanization of India’s Northeast frontier1 is one of the most crucial transformations the area has witnessed, yet it remains relatively understudied. In just a few decades … Continue reading

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Demographic Status of Scheduled Tribe Population of India (Census figures 2011): Government of India

Table 1.1 State wise Scheduled Tribe population and decadal change by residence : 2011 (TOTAL) – see PDF for details Table 1.2 All India Population and Total ST Population – Male&Female (Census 2011) – see PDF for details Table 1.3 All India Population and Total … Continue reading

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Accommodative politics and a remarkably high voter turnout: A model that can be emulated in other States – Mizoram

Vasundhara Sirnate Rahul Verma, The Hindu, November 30, 2013 […] Mizoram has just finished polling in its latest round of Assembly elections with a very high voter turnout of 81.19 per cent. How did a decidedly secessionist State turn from … Continue reading

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On misconceptions about the North-East in many parts of India – sweet memories of Mizos

S. Gurumanickam, The Hindu, August 12, 2012 I found the Mizos practise honesty and trust effortlessly. Why don’t we give it a try? […] It was 10 years ago that I was posted to Lunglei for a two-year tenure. There is a … Continue reading

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Tribal Politics – adivasi culture, language, and religion in Encyclopedia of India

Tribal Politics The “tribal” peoples or adivasis of India, according to the 2001 census, constitute roughly 8.1 percent of the country’s population, some 83,6 million people, classified under 461 different communities. They occupy a belt stretching from the Bhil regions … Continue reading

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