Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Immigration


Immigration Issue in Assam : Understanding the Demographic Transformation after 1971 period

Nagendra Nath Gogoi

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 424-430

The issue immigration has troubled the state of Assam for decades now. It has deep impact on the socioeconomic and political life of the state. Further, it is adversely affecting the demographic structure of the state; creating law and order problem wherever they are present in sizeable number. At the very outset, the native people fear that the unchecked migration from across the border, particularly from Bangladesh will subvert their way of life and change the demographic profile of the state in the near future. This paper traces the impact of immigration on the society and politics of Assam. Based on insights from the immigration discourse of Assam, the author offers certain policy recommendations to deal with the immigrant issue in Assam