The Northeast region of India comprising of eight states Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. Northeast India is a region poorly connected to the Indian mainland by a small corridor Siliguri corridor also known as chiken neck with a narrow width of only 23 kilometers. North Eastern India has been facing problems of insurgency and conflict for near 5 decades, but things are now settling down and peace started to prevail. The insurgency is a reflection of its social, cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity, terrain, socio economic development, politico economic conditions, historical evolution and changes in the environment of the area. On the other hand, this is reflected in the pattern of conflicts, which are varied in their nature and the stance of insurgent groups which remain divergent and ever changing. In these research, highlighted the insurgency status in Assam is classified as very active. Conflicts in Assam can be broadly grouped under the different categories those are elaborated in further.
by Bhaskar Gogoi "An Overview of Conflict and Insurgency with Special Reference to Assam"
Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-3 | Issue-2 , February 2019,
Paper URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/humanities-and-the-arts/political-science/20320/an-overview-of-conflict-and-insurgency-with-special-reference-to-assam/bhaskar-gogoi
Conflict, Insurgency, Assam, ULFA