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  • Looking beyond identity

    Looking beyond identity

    The first partition of Bengal Presidency took place in 1874 when its Eastern Frontier region, comprising the areas under the Ahoms and the newly- acquired hill areas in the eastern Himalayas, were separated along with two permanently-settled districts of Sylhet and Goalpara to constitute the chief commissioner’s province of Assam. The separation to offset the …

    January 15, 2017