Book Details

Book title: INSURGENCIES IN NORTH-EAST ASIA: Moving Towards Resolution
Author(s): Gautam Das
ISBN: 9788182747227
Publication Year: 2013
Binding: HB
Pages: 196
Price: Rs. 695 Rs. 695
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Insurgencies in North-East India: Moving Towards Resolution Insurgencies in North-East India aims at creating an awareness of the current status of this national problem in parliamentarians, officers and officials of the Government of India, and the residents of the North-Eastern (NE) States. The author, combining extensive practical experience in counter insurgency operations with research and scholarship, consider the NE insurgencies within the larger context of our Constitution. Thereafter he focuses his enquiry progressively from our north-eastern region to an examination of the insurgencies Nagaland, Manipur and Assam, and then critical assesses the employment of security forces in counter insurgency (COIN) operations. He concludes with recommendations for the way ahead.

ABOUT Author


Gautam Das earned a Bachelor’s degree with Political Science and Public Administration from Osmania University, Hyderabad, and a Masters in Defence Studies from Madras University.

He was in the Indian Army from 1968 to 1991, and was awarded the ‘Sword-of-Honour’ for being the Best All-Round Cadet and the President’s Gold Medal for being ‘First in Order of Merit’ of his batch. He was an infantry officer of the 11th Gorkha Rifles.

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