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The New Land Settlement Act in Arunachal Pradesh

The social systems of the north-eastern hill tribal communities have remained deeply embedded in their unique land relations. The emerging political economy in the region—as manifested in the various infrastructure projects, urbanisation, cash crop plantations, etc—has, however, accentuated an onslaught on these customary land relations. The new Arunachal Pradesh (Land Settlement and Records) (Amendment) Act, 2018 has generated fresh apprehensions about further dispossession of the hill tribes.

Assam : Tribal Land Alienation:Government's Role

The large-scale influx of infiltrators from the south and the north-west has compounded fears of insecurity and large-scale land alienation. Infiltration has been a fall-out of not merely recent government policies, but once formed a part of the colonial government's moves to resettle and develop the region.

Poverty and Inequality Case of Assam

Poverty and Inequality: Case of Assam Chandan Kumar Sharma THE significance of the essay by Mridul Saggar and Indranil Pan (EPW, March 5, 1994) on inequality and poverty estimates among the SCs and the STs in the eastern India can hardly be underestimated in providing new insights into the formulation of developmental policies for India as a whole and this region in particular.

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