Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2018)
Globalization and tribal identity crisis in north east India: A challenge
Author(s): Sivanath Chutia
Abstract: The land of seven sisters North-east India bears distinct socio-political characteristics. This multi ethno-cultural society is also known for its internal conflicts and strife for identity. As a region sharing boarder with neighboring countries, illegal migrants, human trafficking, internal boarder dispute with each other are common problem which made it quite instable and underdeveloped one in comparing to the rest of the country. North east India a home of different ethno-cultural and linguistic group, globalization emerged as a factor which led to ethnic assertion and conflicts in most of the part of this region. Quest for identity, expectation towards community concern, impact of national affairs on culture made it more critical, insecure and quite truculent. Globalization now plays a key role to increase the tension of conflicts between ethnic groups and the feeling of deprivation in terms of resource sharing led it to insurgency, inharmonious and politically unrest. The methodology of this paper based on secondary evidences collected form published books, journals, reports, article, news paper and online sources. In this paper a descriptive-analytical has been employed.