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Guwahati Declaration and the Road to Peace in Assam

Imdad Hussain

ISBN 10: 8187606940 / ISBN 13: 9788187606949
Published by Akansha, New Delhi, 2005
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Contents Preface. 1. Understanding conflicts towards a resolution/J.B. Bhattacharjee. 2. Roots of conflict/Apurba K. Baruah. 3. Ethnic unrest/Hemanta Barman. 4. Cementing the faultlines probable options/Gurudas Das. 5. Peace some concerns and considerations/Sanjay Borbora. 6. Shrinking democratic space and the role of civil society/Udayon Misra. 7. Building peace locating the actors and their roles/Monirul Hussain. 8. Peace and cultural space/Sajal Nag. 9. Assamese women victims or actors/Paula Banerjee. 10. Peace through development/H.N. Das. 11. Reconciliation and peace dilemma of development/R. Gopalakrishnan. 12. Word as war resort to reason/Jaideep Saikia. 13. Arunachal Pradesh a precarious balance/Mamang Dai. Appendices 1. Report on the seminar on peace in Assam prospects and possibilities. 2. Guwahati declaration and its signatories. Index. Assam the only state in the north eastern region with vast natural and human resources and so with great potential in growth is today far behind most other states in agriculture and industry in infrastructure and connectivity in higher education especially in science and technology and in that vial area of employment generation. And yet the state's growth rate at the time of independence was in spite of her neglect under British rule was much higher than the national average. What went wrong and what is the way out. These are questions that are being increasingly asked by the people. One answer is that if Assam is to catch up with the other states attract investment promote tourism and develop to its fullest potential there has first to be an end to the violence. In early 2001 therefore the North Eastern Regional Centre of the Indian Council of Social Science Research decided to bring together in a seminar scholars administrators the media the notary public and concerned individuals to explore the possibilities of peace in Assam. This book is the outcome of the seminar on Peace in Assam Prospects and Possibilities held on 29 and 30 August 2001 at Guwahati and it calls for a wider readership cutting across the activist policy makers as well as academia. 200 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 55383

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Publisher: Akansha, New Delhi

Publication Date: 2005

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Book Condition:As New

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