Assam: The Accord, The Discord

01 October 2019

Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty

The journalist Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty attempts to provide a historical understanding of the process to update the National Register of Citizens in Assam, tying it to the making of the Assam Accord, which was signed in 1985. The book examines the development of political fault lines and growing communalism in the state.

Penguin, 272 pages, Rs 599