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BA 4th Semester Question Papers: Politics of North-East India with Special Reference to Assam (May' 2017)

2017 (May)
Course: 402
(Politics of North-East India with Special Reference to Assam)
Full marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32/24
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer/Select the correct option:                                      1x8=8
a)      Name one district which is administered under Sixth Schedule.
b)      Mention the year of the third invasion of Assam by the Burmese Army.
         i.            1816
       ii.            1817
      iii.            1821
c)       Name one important natural product of Assam.
d)      In which year the State Reorganization Commission came to Assam?
         i.            1954
       ii.            1955
      iii.            1956
e)      In which year Gopinath Bordoloi became the Chief Minister of Assam?
         i.            1945
       ii.            1946
      iii.            1947
f)       The people of Tripura have became minority due to immigration.

         i.            Yes.
       ii.            No.
g)      Bishnupriya is an important language of
         i.            Manipur
       ii.            Nagaland

      iii.            Tripura
     iv.            Assam
h)      Write the full form of NSCN.
2. Write on the following (within 150 words each):                           4x4=16
a)      Heterogeneous character of North-Eastern society.
b)      Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India.
c)       Bodo Accord of 1993.
d)      Pressure group in the Indian political system.
Answer the following questions (within 500 words each):
3. Discuss the nature of regionalism in Assam.                                    12
Discuss the geopolitical features of North-East India.                      12
4. Discuss the socioeconomic impacts on the politics of North-East India.                               11
Discuss the tribal and non-tribal politics in Assam.                             11
5. What is migration? State the causes of migration in Assam.                     3+8=11
Draw a critical estimate about the circumstances leading to the Secessionist Movement in Assam.            11
6. Explain the role of opposition party in Indian politics.                  11
Discuss the weaknesses of regional political parties in Assam.                     11
7. Explain the causes of the territorial dispute between Assam and Nagaland.                     11
Discuss the causes of inter-State conflict between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.            11

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