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Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist-A Comment

Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist-A Comment

February 28, 1981 Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist A Comment Hiren Gohain THERE can be little dispute about much of Amalendu Guha's sober and patient analysis of the Assam Movement But I have certain reservations and criticisms about the general direction of the argument. Such criticism does not follow from opportunism, but from a close observation in the field where time is ripe for a leftist initiative. Though Guha's article is an exception, one gets uneasy about the spate of statistics covering up a reluctance to face the issue squarely in many of the recent articles on Assam. Let me try therefore to give a plain account of the issues as they strike me.

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