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By Preeti Gill

while Thangjam Manorama used to be arrested and killed by way of the Assam Rifles in July 2004 in Manipur, it unleashed a protest likes of which not anyone had witnessed earlier than. This was once one of many triggers for this assortment - to supply an area for girls and males from the 'Northeast' to inform us concerning the concerns that faced them day-by-day, to speak about the pressures, the insecurities, the uncertainties confronting them in a space that has been dealing with low depth conflict for many years. The anger and the frustrations of the Manipuri girls who staged that dramatic protest after Manorama's killing have in lots of methods been vindicated. every one essay during this e-book brings to brain that worrying photograph, every one contributor issues to the Manipuri girls, keeping them up as a flag of uprising, of protest, of wondering. every one essay questions problems with country, id, of what makes the folks of the Northeast so alienated from the 'mainstream'. Many participants are writers, lecturers or activists from the Northeast yet there are numerous are, just like the editor, 'outsiders'. yet 'outsiders who percentage a keenness for the sector and an extreme wish to see switch, to determine peace.

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