International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Arts and Humanities | India | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019

Politics of Identity Assertion of the Plains Tribes in Assam

Lucky Chetia

Abstract: Assam is a meeting ground of different ethnic groups which have their own language, culture, customs, tradition and historical background. They consider these as their ‘identity symbol’. On the basis of the identity symbol they wanted to protect their identity. To protect their identity they used the technique of autonomy movement. Because, the outcome of the autonomy movement is to formation of an autonomous council and through it they can enjoy their political power. Keeping the view in mind, the paper tries to focus the following objectives (I) To analyse the theoretical perception of Politics of Identity. (II) To describe the background of plains tribe. (III) To explore the causes which induced for the identity assertion of the Plains Tribes.

Keywords: Autonomy, Identity, Ethnicity, Politics, Movement

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,

Pages: 1768 - 1772

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