States Reorganisation: Contemporary Concerns
AbstractLanguage alone can no longer be the basis for division of states. Issues such as size, governance, economic viability and recognition of new identities are equally important to consider the demands for reorganisation of states. Moreover, the social, economic and political context in which reorganisation takes place today is vastly different from the decades of 1950s and 1960s. Understanding these factors could provide a new framework for analylsing states reorganisation today. Report of an international conference on 'Interrogating States Reorganisation: Culture, Identity and Political Economy in Independent India'.
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states reorganisation; political coherence; States Reorganisation Commission; language; culture; cultural identity; division of states; fragmentation; new states; hill states; identity crisis; politics; India; Political Science;
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