‘WE DO NOT HAVE THE NUM­BERS. OUR VOICES WILL NEVER BE HEARD’

Tehelka - - NATURAL RESOURCES DEBACLE -

state of Tripura.

The pol­i­tics of iden­tity, which is so preva­lent in the North­east, stems mainly from the in­se­cu­rity of the lo­cal pop­u­la­tion. Tripura and, more re­cently, As­sam, have be­come the liv­ing ex­am­ples of the in­dige­nous be­ing out­num­bered and los­ing out to an im­mi­grant pop­u­la­tion, mak­ing this in­se­cu­rity

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