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Politics and Administration of The Tiwas

Author Name: Dr. Lakhinanda Bordoloi, Dr. Rabindra Bordoloi | Format: Hardcover | Genre : History & Politics | Other Details
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It is one of the initiatives of the UNO to protect the socio-cultural heritage of various ethnic groups of the world. Its preservation is not only a necessity, but also a right of an ethnic community. The Constitution of India indorses the declaration of the UNO by incorporating the Fifth and Sixth Schedule into it. The Tiwas had traditional monarchy based on decentralized power structure in a number of principalities and political institutions. The democratic character was its great value for which it is running even in modern days. The emergence of modern democratic institutions is bringing changes in it. There is also movement for autonomy under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution for which hectic political activities are on among them.

In this backdrop, this book aims at presenting a comprehensive understanding on the politics and administration of the Tiwas, from past to the present. The basic objective is to cast a deep into it and the tactics they use to adopt at various stages. It has been our effort to fill the gap, touch all aspects and reconstruct a theory on its values by systematic description and documentation.

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Dr. Lakhinanda Bordoloi, Dr. Rabindra Bordoloi

Dr. Lakhinanda Bordoloi

A post-graduate with a Ph.D. in Political Science, Lakhinanda Bordoloi hails from Kaki, Hojai, in the state of Assam. He has been working on documentation and interpretation of political institutions and ethnic life of the people of North East India. He has published several thought-provoking research papers in reputed academic journals and books. He has the credit in writing a number of books and editing souvenirs on language, culture, tradition and ethnicity. Currently, he is serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, Dhing College, Nagaon, Assam.  He can be contacted through email: bordoloiln@gmail.com

 

Dr. Rabindra Bordoloi

A post-graduate with a Ph.D. in History, Rabindra Bordoloi hails from Kaki, Hojai, in the state of Assam. He has been working on local history, folk culture and ethnic life of North East India. So far, he has published several thought-provoking research papers in reputed academic journals and books. He has the credit in editing Watchword, a Peer Reviewed Annual Journal of Assam College Teachers’ Association, Jorhat Zone (2019& 2020). He has edited a book on Exploring Local History and Folk Culture of North East India in 2021. His area of interest is on ethnic and local history, culture and autonomy movements of North East India. Currently, he is serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of History, N. N. Saikia College, Titabor, Jorhat, Assam.  He can be contacted through email: rbordoloinns@gmail.com

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