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Published: 30 January 2018

320 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199476411

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Bookseller Code (06)

Bangladeshi Migrants in India

Foreigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Rizwana Shamshad

  • This book is the first attempt to study relevant nationalisms in India and how they are influenced by the presence of Bangladeshi migrants in the country.
  • The author interviewed 64 politically and socially influential people from key political parties and civil society organizations in Assam, West Bengal, and Delhi, including the RSS and the VHP.
  • This book studies three Indian states of Delhi, Assam, and West Bengal to understand the complexity of this issue and how the perceptions of Bangladeshi migrants vary.
  • This book will also contribute to the concept 'Bengaliness', which is shared by Bengalis of West Bengal and Bangladesh.
  • Interdisciplinary in nature, the book will appeal to students and scholars of Political Science, Anthropology, History, International Relations, Asian Studies, and Social Sciences.