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Cohesive State in Mizoram

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores the history of state crystallization in the erstwhile Lushai Hills. It also determines the forces behind Mizo National Front's (MNF) armed rebellion and what the second round of ... More


Inscribing the Past in the Present: History in the Making of a People

Joy L.K. Pachuau

in Being Mizo: Identity and Belonging in Northeast India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199451159
eISBN:
9780199084586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451159.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter begins with highlighting the call to independence by the Mizo National Front (MNF) and the consequent armed insurrection against the Indian nation state in 1966. The Declaration of ... More


Resilience of the Mizo State

M. Sajjad Hassan

in Building Legitimacy: Exploring State-Society Relations in Northeast India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195692976
eISBN:
9780199081547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195692976.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter provides a discussion on the resiliency of the Mizo state. Changes in the legal system in Mizoram have helped strengthen the authority of state institutions. Mizo law enforcement ... More


Other Northeastern States: Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, and Arunachal Pradesh

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the situations under which the special category status was accorded to these five northeastern states. Meghalaya was carved out of Assam in 1972, and the union territories of ... More


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