A book titled ‘Northeast India: A Reader’ is going to be launched at a programme at OKD Institute of Social Change and Development on Sunday at 11:30 am.
The book, published by Routledge, a well-known academic publisher of humanities and social sciences, consists of a collection of essays relating to varied issues of the Northeast had been earlier published in Eastern Quarterly, a journal fully devoted on issues concerning the north-eastern region of India.
The book, considered to be the first of its kind in Northeast India, covers essays on a wide range of issues like armed political violence, nationality questions, federalism, population, migration and social change.
A contemplative glance on domains like literature and performative tradition have been given through the book.
Moreover, an attempt has also been made to look at development discourse closely with a view to comprehensive state intervention.
The book also has sections with essays written in a debating format to entertain and arouse the curiosity of the readers.
The book will provide rich knowledge of the lesser known aspects of the Northeast and the essays authored by different persons have a detailed approach and content meant to enrich the mind of the readers.