Beginning with the impact of partition, liberation of Bangladesh, influx of people from outside and continuing conflicts based on caste, tribe, language, race and religion, there is also a flip-side to the bad governance and economic woes of the people of this region.
Their geographical and cultural proximity with the South-East Asian countries make the area to be of enormous economic importance in the future.
This book argues how the region’s trade with various neighboring countries if facilitated and encouraged, and if efforts are made for greater convenience in international trade through the simplification of economic activities such as movement of goods, people and services across borders, the region can blossom to its full potential. But for this, the Centre has first to realize the urgent need to ‘open-up’ than to ‘lock-up’ the area in order to provide ‘security’ to the people.
India’s North East Region
16th April 2008
Author: Nishchal N. Pandey
Price: Rs. 225
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