Illegal Migration (Determination by Tribunals) Act

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  • Illegal Migration in Assam: A Concern for India's National Security

    Assam, a strategic border state of India, witnessed the influx of migrants since the British period from then East Bengal, now Bangladesh. The influx was largely engineered by the British, given the economic rationale of cheap labour that the migrants provided for the sprawling tea estates in Assam. However, this issue of migration assumed political and communal overtones after independence, and continues to be an issue of concern.

    May 04, 2006

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