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northeast: ties that bind

The Inner Line

Yes, the Northeast-‘mainland’ experience is a chequered one. That’s not all it is though.

The Inner Line
Tribhuvan Tiwari
The Inner Line
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Lights From ‘There’

  • Ratan Thiyam: Manipuri thespian
  • Atsu Sekhose: fashion designer
  • Rudy Wallang and Tipriti ‘Tips’ Kharbangar: of band Soul Mate
  • Mary Kom: Olympian boxer
  • Baichung Bhutia: football icon
  • Mamang Dai: writer, Padma Shri
  • Renedy Singh: vice-captain of the Indian football team
  • P.A. Sangma: ex-Speaker, Lok Sabha
  • Somdev Devvarman: Tennis player
  • Norden Wangdi: fashion designer

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The deaths of Dana Sangma in the capital and Richard Loitam in Bangalore have put the harassment of people from the Northeast back on our front pages. Although a racial motive has not been attributed to either death as yet, it reminded everyone about the persistent challenge of bridging the disconnect between the Northeast and the rest of India.

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