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The Spectre of Miyah Poetry and fate of Assamese Nationalism

nirbhay ray

  Nirban Ray A spectre is haunting Assamese nationalism – the spectre of Miyah poetry. But this spectre is nothing new to the journey that Assamese nationalism has been through. In truth, Miyah poetry is haunting Assamese nationalist consciousness not because the Assamese nationalist middle class have never seen, heard languages different than Assamese, but …


Vernacular for Dalit-Bahujans and English for Upper Class/Caste: A Socio-Political Conspiracy

Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao

  Dr. Y. Srinivasa Rao Quite often the hypocritical Political leaders keep invoking the Vernacular to point out how the newly entered English language has been wrecking havoc on the local languages. But ironically, they and their fellow caste and class people have been reaping the benefits, locally, nationally and globally since the entry of …