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The Strangers Of The Mist

The Strangers Of The Mist

Tales of War and Peace from India's Northeast

Hazarika Sanjoy
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A classic on the festering issues in the North-east

In this insightful book, Hazarika systematically presents the developments in Assam and the neighbouring regions, from post-Independence onwards to the present day. He sheds light on possible causes and factors behind ethnic clashes, separatist outbreaks and political unrest, that this region has come to be known for. He candidly discusses the issue of migrating refugees from nearby countries to the north-eastern states, which has caused tension between the many ethnicities in these states. With a balanced and clear-eyed view, Hazarika urges the reader to take heed of the urgent situation in the region. Strangers of the Mist is considered a classic on the issues facing the North-east.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Oct/2000

ISBN: 9780140240528

Length : 408 Pages

MRP : ₹425.00

The Strangers Of The Mist

Tales of War and Peace from India's Northeast

Hazarika Sanjoy

A classic on the festering issues in the North-east

In this insightful book, Hazarika systematically presents the developments in Assam and the neighbouring regions, from post-Independence onwards to the present day. He sheds light on possible causes and factors behind ethnic clashes, separatist outbreaks and political unrest, that this region has come to be known for. He candidly discusses the issue of migrating refugees from nearby countries to the north-eastern states, which has caused tension between the many ethnicities in these states. With a balanced and clear-eyed view, Hazarika urges the reader to take heed of the urgent situation in the region. Strangers of the Mist is considered a classic on the issues facing the North-east.

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Hazarika Sanjoy

Sanjoy Hazarika is an author, journalist, filmmaker and professor. He is the author of Bhopal: The Lessons of a Tragedy, Writing on the Wall: Reflections on the North-East and Rites of Passage, among other critically acclaimed books. Hazarika has been a consulting editor for the Statesman, and has previously worked for Associated Press and the New York Times, as well as a research professor at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Hazarika is the international director of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) and a former member of India's National Security Advisory Board.

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