The Eyewitness: Tales from Tripura's Ethnic Conflict

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Lancer Publishers, 2009 - Political Science - 319 pages
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Tripura, the smallest of North East Indian states, has over the last three decades been caught in the vortex of highly patterned militant violence, deadly ethnic conflicts and planned destruction of peaceful coexistence. This book is a mixture of hard facts and personal experiences about Tripura's ethnic conflict.
 

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The worst article so far i have gone through portraying the indigenous in a worst way.

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Borders , everywhere , struggle for cultural osmosis to settle, endlessly. India's North-East is no exception. Politics always breathes on breaches of any kind within society, which looks lucrative for their narrow gains. Manas Paul walks-through a real conflict involving cultural distrust, economic deprivation, political opportunism and religious impatience which can happen anywhere . The narrative is an eyeopener and a 'must read' for anyone interested in such happenings anywhere, particularly in Indian context. 

Contents

Prologue
1
Fact and Myths
24
Refugee Rehabilitation and Land Alienation
32
Acts Relating to Land Reforms
43
Ethnic Strangers and Politics
49
2
56
THE WIDENING DIVIDE
64
The Communal Flare up
74
Bimal Sinha Assassination
189
Urban Insurgency Alleged Links with INPT Leaders
199
Revenge Killings
213
Tribal Abductions
219
NLFT Split2
225
Six Top Guns go silent
231
Cop Offers Himself to be Hostage
239
Betrayal most Foul
248

The Spark
83
Amarendranagar Killing
95
A Stolen Diary
109
Emergence of TNV
120
TNV militancy in full fury
127
Chunis Arrest
142
Formation of NLFT
155
The Raid after Scary Scary Night
161
Formation of ATTF
167
Mindless Mayhem and Massacres
174
Militant Attacks Spark off Ethnic ViolenceKhowai 1997
183
UBLF Activities
253
The Plot Reconstruction
260
ATTFs Shift to Urban Guerrilla Warfare
266
Arming the Militants
276
Counterinsurgency Strategies
282
Human Rights Violations
289
_ The Faceless People g99
301
Effect on Economy
307
A Report
315
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