Dr. Anup Shekhar Chakraborty

The author is an Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science & Political Studies, Netaji Institute for Asian Studies, Kolkata; and member Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG), Kolkata. Also Visiting Faculty, Department of South and South East Asian Studies (SSEAS), University of Calcutta.

The Reang Story of Geopolitical Meandering

The Reang/Bru/ ‘Tuikuk’ (a term used by the Mizo to refer to the Reang/Bru) is primarily restricted to Mamit and Kolasib districts in the...

Revisiting the ‘Chiyasi ko Andolan’ and the Notion of the ‘Bahira ko Manche’ (Outsiders), and ‘Bhitra ko Manche’ (Insiders) Among the Gorkhas of Darjeeling

The quest of the native Nepali speaking people across South Asia to cartographically chart their emic self-defined identity in a map called Gorkhaland has...

‘Buai Kum Sernung’ (Living scar of the troubled year): The Shelling of Aizawl 1966

The Past in the Present: Understanding the ‘Sernung’ Even while receding into a past of over 50 years, the Insurgency locally referred to as the...

Global Gorkha and U.S. Intervention in Afghanistan Post 9/11

Living With War : Afghanistan a Fact Check War in the context of Afghanistan has been normalized as a part of the Afghan life through...

Mobile People, Remittances and Lives: Field Notes From Darjeeling, North Bengal

Domestic Outsourcing Domestic outsourcing, just as a career in the Army (Indian and British Army), has been one of the prominent trends of outmigration in...

“We Came Here Along With the Land”: Examining the Angst and Apprehensions Towards the NRC Through Literary Engagements of the Gorkha in South Asia

The exhibition of angst during the visit of the current Darjeeling MP Raju Bista of the BJP to Kalimpong forms the backdrop of the discussion...

Bhutan and Australia: The Himalayan Kingdom Goes Down Under

The transition of the Himalayan Kingdom from Monarchy to Democracy has been marked by an open-door policy and an inclination to open to a...

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