Monthly Archives: August 2011

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Written on Aug, 28, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
Houses of Parliament in London my the Tames River. Democracy works because parliament is a talking shop

I have recently received an email from a young RONGMEI from Manipur, who said he loved reading all my articles and asked me if I would write about democracy, especially democracy in the UK, to compare with democracy in Manipur. I am going to write for the benefit of the youngsters, an easy reading on the subject within the limits …

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Written on Aug, 22, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
93-day economic blockade of NH 39 & NH 53 in Manipur (2011) by Sadar Hills Demand Committee

It is troublesome, horrific and an outrage. With the National Highway (NH) 39 blockade entering into the 5th week by August 22 2011, the Meiteis should now be ready to bear the wrath of the tribal hill people perhaps forever. One thing that strikes me dumb with wonder is that the Meiteis show a lack of shock. More astonishing is …

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Written on Aug, 01, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
U Nu of Burma invited by J Nehru to Imphal to gift away Manipur's Kabaw Valley in 1953

When I was asked by K Sushila, Deputy Director of Manipur State Archives, Imphal to write an article on the above subject, my mind wandered back to my childhood. Where my mind wanders my intellectual curiosity compensates. The halcyon days of my childhood were just plain fun. Contradictions do arise when I try to remember the details of a far-away …

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