Is There a Pan-North-East Identity and Solidarity?(2012)
India’s north-east is often generalised, misunderstood and understudied. Its cultural diversity, decades of armed insurrections, ethnic violence and identity politics have intrigued scholars for the past few decades. To many, the u nderstanding of some major tribes of the r egion – their lifestyle, world view and aspirations, and putting them t ogether as an analytical category and clubbing the whole north-eastern states as “northeast” – seems to snugly fi t their analysis. The generalised presumptions, time and again, overlook the diversity of the region. In contrast, each state has described itself as a “mini India”.
- Pan-North-East Identity,
- North-East India
Publication DateSeptember 8, 2012
Citation InformationHaokip, T. (2012). Is there a pan-north-east identity and solidarity. Economic and Political Weekly, 47(36), 84-85.