By Babli Mallick
North-East India as we name it a land of ‘Seven Sisters’ contains the states specifically Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and the in recent years further Sikkim with 250 social teams and greater than a hundred seventy five languages. This North–East a part of India is attached to the remainder of India via a slender strip of twenty-two kms known as the Siliguri hall or Chicken’s Neck. curiously, it additionally stocks a very good a part of its border with the neighbouring international locations like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, China, and Nepal. So, it may be obvious that the folks of those states should have social, political, cultural and linguistic commonalities with its neighbouring international locations and accordingly the quarter embodies a rainbow of cultures and traditions that varies much from the remainder of India.
Unfortunately, the histories, cultures in addition to the literatures of the North-East India have continually been perceived as an uneventful and homogenous entity, with out particularly brooding about over the myriad difficulties that permeate the geographical, cultural, non secular, literary and political borders inside and out of doors the North East. it can do good to keep in mind how J. B. Bhattacharjee’s Roots of Insurgency in Northeast India (2007) issues out the ‘real’ insurgency and the ‘made-one’ whereas even as attractive to not homogenise.
Similarly, as opposed to such generalisations, we've convinced North japanese writers corresponding to Indira Goswami, Temsula Ao, Mitra Pukhan, Mamang Dai, Easterine Kire, Sanjay Hazarika, to say a number of, who problematise and interrogate such oversimplifications and apathy of ‘mainland’ humans, writers, leaders, even numerous different Indian and international governments.
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