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Rites Of Passage

Rites Of Passage

Border Corssisngs, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh

Hazarika Sanjoy
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This book is a serious study of the situation in the Northeast- and that includes Bangladesh. And no better man could have been found to write about the area and its people than Sanjoy Hazarika. What sets the book apart is its focus on migrants not as just numbers but people for whom border crossing is an inevitable necessity.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Dec/2000

ISBN: 9780141004228

Length : 368 Pages

MRP : ₹375.00

Rites Of Passage

Border Corssisngs, Imagined Homelands, India's East and Bangladesh

Hazarika Sanjoy

This book is a serious study of the situation in the Northeast- and that includes Bangladesh. And no better man could have been found to write about the area and its people than Sanjoy Hazarika. What sets the book apart is its focus on migrants not as just numbers but people for whom border crossing is an inevitable necessity.

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Hazarika Sanjoy

Sanjoy Hazarika was born in Shillong, then capital of the undivided state of Assam, in 1954. He studied at Shillong, London and Cambridge, Massachusetts, at Harvard University, and was a correspondent for the New York Times out of South Asia between 1981-1996. Formerly a member of the first National Security Advisory Board, he is now part of the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution. He has also set up a Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research. A Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, Sanjoy Hazarika is a columnist for several newspapers. He also makes documentaries, especially on the North East, and is completing a film on the Brahmaputra. Sanjoy Hazarika divides his time between the North East and New Delhi where he lives with his wife and daughter.

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