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Ethnic Assertion Among The Deori Community Of Assam

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Ritamoni Gogoi



Deori, Identity, Autonomy, Assertion, Assam.



Ethnic diversity is distinctive feature of Northeast India in general and Assam in particular. Various ethnic groups in the region has started asserting their identity in post Independence period. The failure of the state led policies for the upliftment of tribes brings agony among the tribes leading to such assertions. It is argued that the state led policies have marginalizes the tribes contrary to their expectations. It has resulted in the identity assertion of the tribes in various forms. In such context, this paper attempts to understand the nuances of identity assertion among the Deori community of Assam. Further, it seeks to understand the different phases of identity assertion of Deori Community in Assam.



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