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Poverty and Livelihood: Livelihood Transformation and the Widening of Rural-Urban Disparity ?>

Poverty and Livelihood: Livelihood Transformation and the Widening of Rural-Urban Disparity

Dilip Kumar Saha Abstract: Settlements in most parts of the world are differentiated on the basis of population, occupation, social infrastructure or amenities and consumption patterns. In India the classification of settlements is done by the census organizations as rural and urban. This rural urban dichotomy in India like other developing countries is related to the agricultural-industrial dichotomy. Today the world is transforming rapidly and as rural areas get connected by network communication, rural areas are getting transformed rapidly with…

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The History of Migration into Undivided Goalpara District of Assam ?>

The History of Migration into Undivided Goalpara District of Assam

Dr. Akbar Badsha Abstract: In 1826, the British Company took a policy for more production in various systems of agriculture in the low lying damp places of Brahmaputra Valley. The company took “Grow more food” programme in Assam and subsequently imported Mymensinghia from Maymensing, Pabna, Noa-Khali, Sirajganj, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Rajsahi Districts of East Bengal. Migrants from Bengal Districts of Mymensingh, Pabna, Bagura and Rangpur continued to come in small numbers. But as the century advanced, this migration took the form…

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The AIUDF and Its Electoral Performances in Assam Politics ?>

The AIUDF and Its Electoral Performances in Assam Politics

Md. Nasirul Hoque Abstract: The All India United Democratic Front ( known as AIUDF) is a state political party which originated in Assam. The leader of the party is Moulana Badaruddin Ajmal who is the Member of Parliament at present. The Headquarter of the party is located in Guwahati. Moulana Badaruddin Ajmal established this party on 3rd October, 2005. On 3nd October 2005, just a few months before the 2006 Assam Assembly election, Maulana Badruddin Ajmal supported by 18 NGO’s…

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Socio-Cultural Conflicts in the Short-Stories of Mulkraj Aanand ?>

Socio-Cultural Conflicts in the Short-Stories of Mulkraj Aanand

Apurba Kumar Roy Abstract: Mulk Raj Anand is undoubtedly one of the most outstanding writers of Indo-Anglian fiction. He was a past master in sketching the social and cultural conflicts present in the social fabric in which the downtrodden people live in India. In his novels the themes which Anand specifically deals with are social awareness, the evils of feudalistic social set up, exploitation of women in the society of downtrodden classes, etc. If we look at conflicts in general,…

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Democracy in Whiman’s ‘Song of Myself’ ?>

Democracy in Whiman’s ‘Song of Myself’

Md. Nurul Hassan Abstract: Walt Whitman (1819-1892) is a democratic poet. His democratic tone is found in the collection ‘The Leaves of Grass’. In the poem Song of Myself’ walt Whitman sings of America herself. Here, the poet gives a panoramic view of America scene as well as expresses those ideals which make Americanness. The poet addresses himself as an American and so the poem really is ‘the epic of America’, the song of America’ and the ‘Bible of Democracy’….

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Human Rights in India and its Protection by National Human Rights Commission ?>

Human Rights in India and its Protection by National Human Rights Commission

Shahazul Islam Abstract: Human Rights are rights relating to life, equality and dignity of the individual guaranteed by Constitution or embodied in the international covenants and enforceable by Courts in India. The Indian Constitution provides certain rights for individuals in Part III of the Constitution, which are known as the fundamental rights. Part IV sets out the directive Principles of State Policy. While the former guarantees certain rights to the individual, the latter gives direction to the State to provide…

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Social Taboos as Barriers to Women Empowerment: An Analytical Study ?>

Social Taboos as Barriers to Women Empowerment: An Analytical Study

Mr. Abdul Jubbar Abstract: Women’s empowerment has been a key point which has fascinated the critics and scholars alike, since the sixties of the last century. Studies like gender discrimination, women writings, women empowerment and female identity have occupied the centre stage of deliberation. Women are often described as better half of men. A society ravaged with inequalities between males and females cannot ensure prosperity for adequate decent living. The question of “how” and “Why” are women in bondage, debated…

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An Analytical View on the Themes of Dubliners ?>

An Analytical View on the Themes of Dubliners

Bhuyashi Pathak Abstract: James Joyce’s “Dubliners” published in 1914 comprising fifteen short stories exhibit the innovative skill of the writer. This collection was written at the time of the grim stagnation and paralysis connected with Irish Nationalist Movement, which sought cultural, political and economic liberation from the clutches of Great Britain. The stories centre round the characters of lower middle class – shopkeepers, tradesman, clerks, swindlers, bank officials, salesman etc. Dublin is presented as a prison in which characters are…

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The Impacts of Migration and Displaced People of Undivided Goalpara District of Assam ?>

The Impacts of Migration and Displaced People of Undivided Goalpara District of Assam

Dr. Akbar Badsha Dr. Shaher Ali Abstract: There are various accounts about the origin of the name of “Goalpara” These are- (i) during the region of Dev. kings of ancient Kamrup (11th Century) Goalpara was under the administration of a Deputy administration named Iswara Ghosa. It is said that he was influenced by the religious ethic of Buddhism and became too generous to his subjects. He granted a plot of land to the Brahmins of the then Gwalittippika District which…

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Gandhi and Constitution-Making in India: An Investigation ?>

Gandhi and Constitution-Making in India: An Investigation

Shyamal Dev Biswa Ranjan Seal Abstract: The Indian constitution in general or some of its aspects in particular is a strong fascination in India. The important aspects of study have been touched upon, that is, to what extent the constitution of India had inherited from the Gandhian thoughts: or how far India had influenced of his dream in framing the constitution. The present study is an attempt to fill this gap. An attempt has been made to give a dispassionate…

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