Destructive state-making at the heart of violence

Adaina, K C (2023) Destructive state-making at the heart of violence. Deccan Herald.

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Barely three weeks after it hosted beauty pageants and entertained international guests, Manipur is experiencing what many human rights groups term a state-sponsored ethnic cleansing project. The turmoil stems from a historical conflict between the non-tribal Meitei community’s state-making agenda in the Valley and the tribals’ place-making assertion in the hills. The ethnic implications run deep. Here, any reference to the hills implies tribal groups and the valley implies the non-tribal Meitei community.

Item Type: Newspaper Article
Authors: Adaina, K C
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Subjects: Social sciences > Economics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Arts and Sciences
Full Text Status: Public
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