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Koch Identity and Unity: Still a long way to go

Arup Jyoti Das When it comes to understanding Koch identity, we often tend to understand it either from a colonial perspective or from a nationalist perspective i.e. Assamese or Bengali.  Colonial historical literature, as well as anthropological literature tells us … Continue reading

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The Case of Hasha: Why Koches are son of the soil

Jajang Kama Koch Present day Rajbanshis of Bengal and Koch-Rajbanshis of Assam are originally Koch. This claim can be affirmed through several evidences, scattered throughout the linguistic, cultural and other social practices. As such, requiring a critical evaluation and closer … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Koch Rajbanshir Kamatapur: Xopon, Dithok ne Matho Itihas

Koch Rajbanshir Kamatapur: Xopon, Dithok ne Matho Itihas  by Arup Jyoti Das, Guwahati, Assam, Blue Sparrow Books, 2015, 176 pp, ISBN: 9781630417505,  INR 395/- Marami Bhakat: Northeast India is much known to the world for its various movements for social justice triggered … Continue reading

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Indigenous allies of the British Raj: The Rajbanshis of North-Bengal

Anuj Choudhury The history of India has so far remained the exclusive domain of the elites, composed mainly of the Upper Caste. Had the Subalterns penned down their own experience, today the face of India’s history would have be a … Continue reading

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Koch Rajbanshir Ahoituk Bibhjon. 01.11.2013

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