“People of North East Never accepted British Rule: Anandita Singh, Researcher, Northeast Study Centre”, Organiser, April 18, 2023:
“North East is a mix of rich culture and complex history. Importantly, it represents Bharat’s Easternmost corner which acts as a bridge between the rest of India and South East Asia. Its past during colonial rule is largely unknown. Now an effort has been made by Anandita Singh through her latest book ‘A Brief History of Freedom Struggle in Northeast of India (1498 to 1947). Prafulla Ketkar, Editor Organiser interacts with Anandita Singh to get an insight into North East’s past.
North East has been an enigma to many of us. We also see it from what was once called by a journalist tyranny of distance. And there is also the common narrative of the mainland and North East. What made you write this book and what was the triggering factor?
So, first of all, I described this book as a documentary study because it is merely a compilation of incidents that took place based on original records and documents, primary sources. When I talk of the inspiration for this, I have been researching the North East for three years….”
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