Book Review Durable Disorder

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Introduction “Durable Disorder: Understanding the Politics of Northeast India” is a dense and thoughtful realization of author Sanjib Baruah about the political and social turmoil suffered everyday by the natives of India’s neglected seven sister .In the book the author blatantly expressed his observations regarding unfortunate abandonment of development, negligence of academics and people and carelessness majorly shown by the Government. This book let the reader know about the apathy suffered by the region in the past, which makes it next to impossible for them to catch up with other parts of India. The seven sister is a complex and colourful region of our country, Baruah had already established his academic excellence in politics of north east in his first book “India against Itself”. Where he has discussed about “United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA)” one of the most active insurgent group , in this book section four covers about ULFA, as it is the most significant group when it comes to North eastern politics. In Durable disorder Baruah discussed about the history and culture of the region and how Indian policies are not in line. At the end the author tried to bring some ideas which will help the people and the region to revive its harmony and glory.

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The book is divided into five major sections. In The introduction author mentioned about the different colonial structure of the region and failure of different strategies, in the entire book this cauterised idea is fabricated and discussed. Baruah portrayed the concerns of Indian society regarding security of the region as its frontier region. Due to mutiny issues, the north eastern region is categorised as special fraction of Indian state, though the region constantly faces crisis of democracy, relentless political confrontation, never ending violence , as a result the democratic fabric of…...

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