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    2014. Kumar, S. (2003). Ratio of girls to boys in india continues to decline. Student BMJ, 11, 442. Retrieved from <http://search.proquest.com/docview/194478423?accountid=14749> The wealth we are losing by killing the girls. (2011, May 26). Tehelka, Retrieved from <http://search.proquest.com/docview/868920273?accountid=14749> Human trafficking in Assam. (2014, Apr 28). The Assam Tribune Retrieved from <http://search.proquest.com/docview/1519225685?accountid=14749> Human trafficking caters to demand for brides. (2014, Sep 04). Mint Retrieved from <http://search.proquest.com/docview/1559200793?accountid=14749> Annotated Bibliography Human trafficking in Assam. (2014, Apr 28). The Assam Tribune Retrieved from <http://search.proquest.com/docview/1519225685?accountid=14749> Due to a growth in technology, traffickers target victims through the internet for their criminal activities and expanding their criminal network. This opens up to a bigger audience as it effectively and efficiently reaches to greater areas. They use the internet to advertise for employment, chat room, dating agencies, social networking, and spam emails. Assam is prominent in their human trafficking activity because of the job opportunities that lures parents to send their children to work in the city. However, the children become trapped by the traffickers and sent to surrounding states to work as laborers, prostitution, and more. This article introduces the modern…

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    “Interpreter of Maladies”, by Jhumpa Lahiri, is a collection of short stories all involving individuals with some type of a connection to India. Through these short stories, the reader learns a tremendous amount about India’s cultural aspects and how these aspects define India as a country. By utilizing Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions framework, one can better understand what exactly creates India’s culture and how it is different from other countries. Hofstede separates these dimensions…

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    What is the festival of Holi and how does it represent the significance of colors in India? The Hindu festival, observed primarily in India, is an annual celebration commemorating the beginning of spring. The two-day celebration constitutes of a bonfire the evening of the first day and dinner parties and dancing on the second day. However, the most momentous event of this celebratory occasion is the color festival. The color festival transpires on the second day, preceding the dancing and dinner…

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    The Namesake Symbolism

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    Children born in a foreign country often times wander their identity between their two origins. They are often times encouraged to follow their family’s traditions while that might look odd within their peers. They may not experience what their peers does on holidays, what they eat at home, and what language they hear the most. Their names may sound strange for local people. Jhumpa Lahiri, the writer of the novel The Namesake, is also a child of immigrants in America. In the novel, Lahiri…

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    Being Wrong By Halz Assam

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    “Animation revolt and revolution Animation” by Halberstam essay, made me questioned about all the films, and cartons that I used to identify when I was a kid. Now, I wonder if those films that I used to identify so much with, changed some or many aspects of my life, as how I look at, how I act, and also how I interpret. Event though, I think I know who I am, I still don’t identify how my favorites films’ radical message made an impact on me. However, Schulz and Halberstam had made me aware of…

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    Tea Auction Essay

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    is grown in an area of 5.10 Lakh hectare. Since the first auction of Assam Tea made from indigenous plants held in London in 1839, tea plantation in India has been contributing immensely towards the socio economic development of the people of the tea growing regions of the country. Tea industry contributes substantially towards the national and state economy by way of enriching the foreign exchange reservoir and State exchequer besides employment. Today the major tea growing states are Assam,…

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    Bodo Language Essay

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    1.1: INTRODUCTION Bodo is one of the famous languages of North-East India. It is the major language of the Bodo group of the Indo-Mongoloid family which fall within the Assam-Burmese section and is spoken by Bodo people of North-Eastern India. The Bodo language is amongst the official languages of the Indian state of Assam and it is one of the 22 languages which has been recognized by eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution. 1.2:LINGUISTIC CLASSIFICATION The Bodo language belonging to the…

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    The topography of Kamarupa provided ideal opportunities for construction of forts. The location of the cities i.e. Pragjyotisa*, Hatappeswara* and Durjjaya* proves that the Kamarupa kings laid great emphasis on the defence of the capitals. The Mahabharata also speaks about the strong fortress of Pragjyotisa. (p.73, A Cultural History of Assam, B.K.Barua) The Bargaon Copper Plate Grant of Ratnapala (1035 CE) mentions that the city of Durjjaya had been surrounded by a rampart which was like a…

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    Natun Kamalabari Sattra, Majuli : A study of its Socio-Cultural life Nayanika Das, Dilip K. Medhi, Research Scholar, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Assam, Email: nayanikadas006@gmail.com, Phone: 8134066846 Former Professor, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University, Assam Abstract: Sattra is universally a religious institution which signifies the Neo-Vaishnavite monasteries in Assam. These are the institutions which were sophisticatedly established by…

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    This further infuriated the Mizo people. They felt that the Assam government did not respect ther culture, language or identity nor did they care to protect their distinctive character within the state. The Mizo people also felt that ever since independence, the Indian state was obsessed with homogenizing its people and equating the degree of ‘Aryanization’ with Indianization; majority of the Mizo populace was Christian in their beliefs. Basically, the Mizos never felt Indian to begin with and…

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