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National Seminar on
"Addressing Conflicts in India's North East"
June 25-27, New Delhi

The seminar was held with the objectives of exploring new perspectives on the multiplicity of conflicts in India’s Northeast, and to assess the efficacy of conventional wisdom and past policies that have been applied to the resolution of various problems in the region. It brought together serious students of the subject who wrote on hitherto unexplored themes and provide fresh insights to the known nuances of terrorist movements in the region, backed by hard documentary evidence. The participants were primarily proffessionals based in the North east while two other participants from other regions of India lent their expertise to the proceedings of the seminar.


HE Lt Gen. S. K. Sinha, Governor of Assam, delivering the inaugral address at the National Seminar

Photo: HE Lt. Gen. S.K. Sinha, Governor of Assam, delivering the inaugural address at the National Seminar. K.P.S. Gill at the Chair.

The participating discussants included serving and retired government officials from concerned departments, academic professionals, students, non governmental organisation activists and journalists. Besides, representatives from the Armed Forces, public sector units such as the Oil and Natural Gas Commission and corporate sector such as Tata Tea also offered their perspectives on issues identified in the various presentations. The Resident Commissioners of North east States and representatives from the US and Canadian missions too attended the seminar.





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