Ethnic Identity movement of the Misings in Assam: A study of the Takam Mising Porin Kébang (All Mising Students’ Union)
Assam is bed of ethno-based educated youth led or student led movement. The educated youths as the students; of different ethnic groups of this state have been launching massive movements on the issues of ethno-cultural identity, socio-economic backwardness. For whatever reasons the growing sense of negligence and deprivation the emerging educated Misings youth and the elite became articulate and determined to safeguard the interest of the community. The section of newly emerging Mising youths like other ethnic group of India in general and Assam in particular decided to organize their community. The All Mising Students’ Union (Takam Mising Porin Kébang) is always seen in forefront of all social and political movements molded the nature of politics of Assam and it has been as a significant aspect and a socio-political reality of contemporary democratic landscape of this region. To fulfill their dreams they have been launching various democratic agitation, submitted memorandums etc to the government. This paper, an attempt has been made on its Identity politics.
Nirmali Pegu. Ethnic Identity movement of the Misings in Assam: A study of the Takam Mising Porin Kébang (All Mising Students’ Union). International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 1269-1276